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Professor Michael Apple

John Bascom Professor of
Curriculum and Instruction
and Education Policy Studies
University of Wisconsin
Madison, USA

     

Brief Biography

Michael W. Apple is John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A former elementary and secondary school teacher and past president of a teachers union, he has worked with governments, dissident groups, unions, and educators in many countries to democratize educational research, policy, and practice. He has written extensively on the relationship between education and power.

Among his many books are :
* Ideology and Curriculum (1979; second edition 1990)
* Education and Power (1985; second edition 1995)
* Teachers and Texts (1988)
* Official Knowledge (1993)
* Democratic Schools (1995)
* Cultural Politics and Education (1996)

   
  
 

PLENARY SPEAKERS: NINTH INTERNATIONAL LEARNING CONFERENCE, BEIJING, CHINA, 16-20 JULY 2002

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