Title

Thomas, Gary, "What's the Use of Theory?" Harvard Educational Review, 67 (Spring, 1997), 75-104.*

Authors

Gary Thomas

Annotation

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

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

 

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