Title

Schrag, Francis, "Conceptions of Knowledge," pp. 268-301 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan,1992.

Authors

Francis Schrag

Annotation

Reviews six traditions in education concerning knowledge (apprenticeship, philosophical, rhetorical, scientific, psychotherapeutic, mystical); summarizes the conceptualization, selection, and organization of knowledge in curriculum; traces attempts to distinguish kinds of knowledge; and gives an overview of critical sociology of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Content Selection and Organization

 

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