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Journal of Curriculum and Instruction

Journal of Curriculum and Instruction

The Journal of Curriculum and Instruction was a peer-reviewed, open access journal that provided a forum for the dissemination of articles focused on research, practice, and related issues relevant to teaching and learning in the PreK-12 environment. It changed name in 2019 to Theory & Practice in Rural Education and can be found at 



General announcements: Theory & Practice in Rural Education

The spirit of JoCI lives on with a new focus and new name.  Visit  for access and submission information.  
Posted: 2019-06-05
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Vol 8, No 2 (2014)

This open topic issue of JoCI includes research studies, practitioner articles, and a book review that focus on various aspects of K-12 curriculum and instruction.

Co-Editors: Chan Evans and Sharilyn C. Steadman, College of Education, East Carolina University

Table of Contents

From My Point of View...

Practitioners as Decision-Makers: What and How They Teach PDF mp3
Chan Evans, Sharilyn C. Steadman 1-6

Research Forum

An Analysis of Time Prioritization for Social Studies in Elementary School Classrooms PDF mp3
Paul G. Fitchett, Tina L Heafner, Phillip VanFossen 7-35
Comparing the Impact of a High School Exit Examination on Science Teachers' Instructional Practices PDF mp3
Kenneth E. Vogler, G Nathan Carnes 36-67

Practitioner's Platform

Advancing English Language Learning in China through Multimodal Content Area Teaching PDF mp3
Cheryl North, Nancy Rankie Shelton 68-88
More than Just Eye-Catching: Evaluating Graphic Quality in Middle School English Language Learners’ Science Textbooks PDF mp3
Katherine Landau Wright, Erin M. McTigue, Zohreh R. Eslami, Dudley Reynolds 89-109

Book Reviews

Book Review: Building A+ Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach it to Everyone). PDF mp3
Sharilyn C. Steadman 110-112

Editorial Board and Review Board

Editorial Board and Board of Reviewers for Volume 8, Number 2 PDF

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