PUBLICATIONS 

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

 

D. Goodwin and P. B. Uhrmacher (Summer 2019). Responding and Connecting: Visual Literacy for Today Using the Mid-Century Ideas of Artist and Educator Kurt Rowland. Art Education, 72(3): 39-44. 

 

 

C. McConnell and P. B. Uhrmacher (2018). Teaching in the Moment: Educational Experience in the Age of Tomorrow. On the Horizon, 26(2), 170-180. 

 

L. Meng and P. B. Uhrmacher (2017). An Aesthetic Analysis of Confucian Teaching and Learning: The Case of Qifashi Teaching in China. Journal of Aesthetic Education, 51(1), 24-44. 

 

Q. Wu & P. B. Uhrmacher. (2017). Dewey’ s Aesthetic Perspectives in Modern Classroom Practice and Its Implications Based on Analysis of CRISPA Theoretical Framework. Studies in Foreign Education, 44 (2): 60-70.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher, B. Conrad, and C. Moroye (2016). Aesthetic, Spiritual, and Flow Experiences: Contrasts and Educational Implications. Education and Culture, 32(1), 131-151. 

 

B. Conrad, C. Moroye and P. B. Uhrmacher (2015). Curriculum Disruption: A Vision for New Practices in Teaching and Learning. Current Issues in Education, 18(3), 199-209.

 

L. Meng and P. B. Uhrmacher (2014). Chan teaching and learning: An aesthetic analysis of its educational import. Asia Pacific Education Review, 15(2), 1-11.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher, B. Conrad, and C. Moroye (2013). Reinvigorating Curriculum: Perceptual Lesson planning. Teachers College Record, 39(5), 613 – 636.

 

C. Moroye, P. B. Uhrmacher (2012). Standards, Not Standardization: Orchestrating

Aesthetic Educational Experiences. Language Arts Journal of Michigan, 28(1), 65-69.

 

C. Richards and P. B. Uhrmacher (2012). Elliot Eisner as Cultural Theorist, Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 9(1) 26-28. 

 

J. Armon, P. B. Uhrmacher, T. Ortega (2009). The Significance of Self-Portraits: Making Connections Through Monotype Prints in Letras y Arte. Art Education, 62(6), 12-18. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2009). Toward a Theory of Aesthetic Learning Experiences. Curriculum Inquiry, 39(5), 613-636.

 

C. Moroye, P. B. Uhrmacher (2009) Aesthetic themes of education. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 11(1-2), 85-101. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and C. Trousas (2008). Working the Image: Unearthing Aspects of Teachers’ Lives Through Arts-Engagement. LEARNing Landscapes, www.learnquebec.ca

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and B. Tinkler (2008). Engaging Learners and the Community through the Study of Monuments,  International Journal of Leadership in Education, 11(3), 225-238.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and C. Moroye (2007). Instituting the Arts, The Clearing House, (81)2, 53-58. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2002). An Education of Meaning, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue  4(1), 67-73.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1997). The Curriculum Shadow," Curriculum Inquiry, 27(3), 317-330.

 

R. McDermott, P. Byers, C. Dillard, F. Easton, M. Henry and P. B. Uhrmacher (1996).  The Urban Waldorf School. Urban Education Review, 28(2), 119-140.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1995). Uncommon Schooling: A Historical Look at Rudolf Steiner, Anthroposophy, and Waldorf Education. Curriculum Inquiry, 25(4), 381-406.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1993). Making Contact: An Exploration of Focused Attention Between Teacher and Students. Curriculum Inquiry, 23(4), 433-444.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1993). Coming to Know the World Through Waldorf Education," The Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(1), 87-104.

 

G. Martin-Kniep, P. B. Uhrmacher (1992).  Teachers as Curriculum Developers. The Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(3), 261-271.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1991). Visions and Versions of Life in Classrooms. The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 9(1), 107-116.

 

Journal Editor

 

D. J. Flinders, P. B. Uhrmacher (co-editors). 2014. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 16(2). 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and D. J. Flinders (co-editors). 2013. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 15(1). 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and D. J. Flinders (co-editors). 2012. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 14(1). 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and D. J. Flinders (co-editors). 2011. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 13(1). 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (Guest Editor). Spring 1997. Exploring the Margins: Lessons from Alternative Schools.  Theory Into Practice, 36(2). 

 

Culture Currents Editor

 

(Culture Currents presents the books, essays and other cultural media influencing educational leaders. It reveals what people are reading, seeing, or thinking about that may not be mentioned or cited in their scholarly work.) 

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher and B. Miller (2016). Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education, 19(3), 370-372. Featuring Sonia Nieto. 

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher and B. Conrad  (2011) Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education, 14(1), 119-125. Featuring Robert Donmoyer. 

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher and B. Conrad  (2011) Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education, 13(3), 349-356. Featuring Michael Connelly. 

 

C. Moroye, S. Burgert, P. Bruce Uhrmacher. (2010) Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education, 13(2), 235 – 238. Featuring Hilda Borko and C.A. Bowers. 

P.  B. Uhrmacher, C. Trousas, C. Moroye. Culture Currents (2004) International Journal of Leadership in Education 7(4), 379-386. Featuring: Jim Garrison, David Jardine.

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher, C. Trousas. (2003) Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education 6(1), 89-97. Featuring Tom Barone and Deborah Britzman.

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher, C. Trousas. (2002). Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education 5(1), 85-89. Featuring Robin Barrow and Cynthia Dillard. 

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher, C. Trousas. (2000) Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education 3(4), 415-419.  Featuring Kieran Egan, Andy Hargreaves and Harry Wolcott.

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher, M. Sharpswain and D. Allen. (1999). Culture Currents, International Journal of Leadership in Education 2(4), 383-386. Featuring Nel Noddings, Ted Aoki, Eleanor Duckworth, and Robert Sternberg.

 

P.  B. Uhrmacher. (1998),  "Culture Currents" International Journal of Leadership in Education, 1(3), 310-314. Featuring Jean Clandinin, Larry Cuban, Patti Lather and William Ayers. 

Other Publications

 

P. B. Uhrmacher, C. McConnell Moroye, B. Conrad (2018). Introduction to Creating Vibrant Art Lessons: A Teacher's Sketchbook by Kristin Baxter. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and C. McConnell Moroye. (2017). Prologue to The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the enhancement of educational practice, by Elliot W. Eisner. New York: Teachers College Press. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2014). Editor’s Notes: Zombies in the Midst: Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 16(2).

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2014). On Further Reflections of Elliot Eisner. Division B Newsletter, AERA. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2014). The house that inspiration built: Remembering Elliot W. Eisner. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 15(SI 1.11). (online)

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2013). Editor’s Notes: Anthem of the Dead: Live curriculum and an education of improvisation. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 15(1), xv-xxii.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2012). Editor’s Notes: Chasing curriculum through image and provocation. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 14(1): xvii-xxiii.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2011). Editor’s notes: Playing by the numbers. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue 13(1), xvii-xxi.

P. B. Uhrmacher and B. Tinkler (2007). A Monumental Curriculum. On-Line Edition of Educational Leadership. ASCD

 

P. B. Uhrmacher. (Spring 1997). Evaluating Change: Strategies for Borrowing From Alternative Education  in Theory Into Practice, 36(2), 71-78.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (April 1985). Use This Step-By-Step Approach To Reduce The Student Dropout Rate. The American School Board Journal, 172(4), 40-41.

 

R. Wong, D. Siegfreid and P. B. Uhrmacher (1984). Computers and Equity: A Pilot Program. The Computing Teacher Journal, 11(8), 52-55.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (Winter, 1984). Who's Asking, Anyway? Changing Schools.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (January 2006). University of Denver, Faculty Forum, Thoughts on Academic Quality. XIX, (1-2).

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (Fall 2000, Winter 2001, Spring 2001 and Summer 2001). AATC Newsletter, “President’s Corner”.  

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2001). AATC Teaching and Curriculum Dialogue. 2001. “President’s Message.” 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (c. June 5, 2001). On Waldorf Education, Williamsburg Gazette, Williamsburg, Va., Editorial page. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1998). Will Charter Schools Improve Or Undermine Public Education? Stanford Alumni Magazine.

 

Book Reviews

 

B. Miller and P. B. Uhrmacher. (2016). Tiananmen Exiles. By Rowena Xiaoqing He. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 17(1-2).

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and C. Moroye. (2009). “Sage Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction” by Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion (eds). Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41(1), 115-130. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2004). “Vision Statement for Flash Reviews” in the International Journal of Leadership In Education, 7(4), 387. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2004). “Knowing Dewey.” Book Review of The Education of John Dewey: A Biography by Jay Martin. International Journal of Leadership In Education, 7(4), 388.  

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1998). “Vision Statement for Book Reviews” in the International Journal of Leadership In Education, 1(1), 85.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1998). “Review #1: Educational Landscapes in Four Measures” in the International Journal of Leadership In Education, 1(1), 85-90.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1996). "Transformative Curriculum Leadership" by James Henderson and Richard Hawthorne for Holistic Education Review, 9(2), 59-61.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (1995) "School as a Journey" by Torin Finser for Holistic Education Review, 8(4): 50-52. 

 

Encyclopedia Entries

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (In press). The Curriculum Shadow. In D. Flinders (Ed). The Routledge Encyclopedia of Education. 

 

P. B. Uhrmacher and Jodie Wilson (In press). Aesthetic Curriculum. In D. Flinders (Ed.). The Routledge Encyclopedia of Education.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher & Anna Leisser (2016). Janusz Korczak. In J A. P. Cooper (Ed.). Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. London: Routledge.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2016). Elliot Eisner. In J. A. P. Cooper (Ed.). Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. London: Routledge.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2014). Waldorf Education: Rudolf Steiner. In D.C. Phillips (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy. (pp. 848-850). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

 

P. B. Uhrmacher (2010). Curriculum Inquiry, The Journal. In C. Kridel (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications

P. B. Uhrmacher (2010). Handbook on Curriculum & Instruction. In C.  Kridel (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications

CURRICULUM UNITS

 

Assisted with “Songs of Michael Stanwood,” individual lesson plans, 2012

 

Assisted with “Notes about Character Education” Curriculum and Songs of Michael Stanwood, 2011

 

Assisted with The CELL’s curriculum development, 2009 -  2010

 

Assisted with the Denver Art Museum’s on-line Creativity Resource for Teachers, 2008

 

Step Ball: A Child's Book about Feelings and Differences, oversaw curriculum development for Norm Early and Danelle Young, 2001

 

Two Visions of the Conquest. SPICE curriculum unit. Author and Editor, 1989

 

The Challenge of Technology: The Microelectronic Link. SPICE curriculum unit. Author and Editor, 1988

 

Coffee Connections. SPICE curriculum unit. Author and Editor, 1987

 

Mapping Latin America. SPICE curriculum unit. Editor, 1986

 

Scarcity and Survival in El Salvador. SPICE curriculum unit. Editor, 1986

 

EVALUATIONS

 

Outside Review of the University of Northern Colorado’s M.A.T. Curriculum Studies and EdD Educational Studies Programs, December 2017

 

Aesthetic Education Institute of Colorado, Stage I, Young Audiences, 2004-2005.

 

Aesthetic Education Institute of Colorado, Stage II, Young Audiences, Summer 2004.

 

North Central Association Accreditation Site Visit, Ricks Center for Gifted Students, October 23-24, 2003.

 

Supervised an evaluation of the Harmony Project, a program in Remington Elementary School, Denver Public Schools, Spring, Summer 2002.

 

Evaluator of the Artist-in-Residence program in Denver, Colorado 1994-1997.

 

Evaluator of the Urban Waldorf School in Milwaukee, May 1994.

 

Evaluator of the Artist-in-Residence program in the San Luis Valley, Colorado 1993-1995.

 

Evaluator of the curriculum, What Works? A Guide to School-Based Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Curricula (1989). Stanford University: Health Promotion Resource Center.

INVITED PAPERS AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

 

“Kurt Rowland’s Visual Education: A Bridge between Levels of Human Experience,” Donna Goodwin, P. B. Uhrmacher. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 2019.

 

“The Between Curriculum.” C. Lindquist, B. Conrad, P. B. Uhrmacher. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Dallas, Texas, October 2018.

 

 “Person-In-Community”: A Framework for Ethical Decision Making and Implications for Environmental Education.” C. McConnell Moroye and P. B. Uhrmacher. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Denver, Colorado, October 2017.

 

“Late Elliot Eisner Tribute.” Professors of Curriculum. Paper presented to the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum, Tampa, Florida. October 2014.

 

 “Curriculum Talk: Adaptation of Ecomindedness for K-12 Curriculum,” C. Moroye and P. B. Uhrmacher. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, October 2014.

 

“Aesthetic, Spiritual, and Flow Experiences: Contrasts and Educational Implications,” P. B. Uhrmacher, B. Conrad and C. Moroye. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014

 

“Rewriting the Script: Transforming and Reclaiming Lesson Planning,” P. B. Uhrmacher, C. Moroye, and B. Conrad. Roundtable Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013.

 

 “Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue,” roundtable talk about the Journal. American Education Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013. 

 

“Transforming and Reclaiming Lesson Planning: Reinvigorating Process Back into the Curriculum Purpose,” with B. Conrad and C. Moroye. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, San Antonio, October 2012.

 

“Arts-Based Lesson Planning,” with B. Conrad and C. Moroye. Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Education Research Association, Vancouver, Canada, April 2012.

 

“Finding the Balance between Process and Product Through Aesthetic-Transformative Lesson Planning,” with B. Conrad and C. Moroye. Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, St. Louis, MO. October 2010. 

 

“Aesthetics and Engagement in the Content Areas,” with C. Moroye, American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. St. Louis, MO, October 2010

 

“Six Dimensional Teaching and Learning,” with C. Moroye, American Association for Teaching and Curriculum. Arlington, VA, 2009.

 

“The Power to Transform: Implementation as Aesthetic Awakening,” with B. Conrad and C. Lindquist. Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA, April 2009.

 

“Tapestry of Possibility: Using Aesthetic Dimensions to Attain Educational Goals.” Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA, April 2009. 

 

“Aesthetic Dimensions of Education in Action,” with C. Moroye. Paper presented to the annual conference of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Austin, Texas, October 2008.

 

“That which lies beneath: Unearthing the unconscious, symbol systems, and images in classrooms through arts-engagement,” with C. Trousas. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New York, March 2008.

 

“Artistry and action: Using arts-based action research for educational inquiry,” with C. Trousas. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Cleveland, Ohio, October 2007.

 

“Synergistic Qualitative Research: Implications of Pairing Educational Criticism and Oral History Methodologies,” with C. Mears. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

 

“Intricate Palette: Working the ideas of Elliot Eisner,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA. April 2004.

 

 “To revise—not? An examination of the Curriculum Studies Reader,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 2002.

 

“An Environment for Developing Souls: The Ideas of Rudolf Steiner,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New Orleans, April 2000.

 

"Community and Collective Memory: A Commemorative Curriculum for Democracy," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Orlando, October 1999.

 

 “Educational Criticism and School Improvement,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Orlando, October 1998.

 

"Evaluating Change: Contextual and Aesthetic Strategies for Borrowing Ideas from Alternative Education," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Chicago, March 1997.

 

"Presentational Action Research: An Analysis," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, April 1995. 

 

"Presentational Action Research," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Atlanta, April 1993.

 

"Coming to Know the World Through Waldorf Education," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, April 1992.

 

"A Look at the Transformations of Perceptions in Global Education," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Forum, Hartford, Conn., May 1991.  

 

"Installation Art: A Fresh Approach to Educational Criticism," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Chicago, March 1991. Installation art exhibit created by Gaye Green. 

 

"Knowing with Social Studies Education," paper presented to the annual meeting of the National Council for Social Studies, St. Louis, November 1989.

 

"Visions and Versions of Life in Classrooms," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, March 1989.

 

"Contexts of Collaboration: The Waldorf Approach," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, March 1989.

 

"Thematic Knowledge: Parallels Drawn from Literary and Cultural Criticism," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New Orleans, April 1988.

 

"Creating The Everyday Citizen: Research into the Elementary School Curriculum" with Meg Rogers, paper presented to the annual meeting of the National Council for Social Studies, New York, November 1986. 

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