Thomas, Gary, "What's the Use of Theory?" Harvard Educational Review, 67 (Spring, 1997), 75-104.*
Analyzes the uses of the term theory within educational inquiry and argues against its use in this context.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study
Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses
Thomas, Gary, "Thomas, Gary, "What's the Use of Theory?" Harvard Educational Review, 67 (Spring, 1997), 75-104.*" (1997). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 2541.
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