Egan, Kieran, "Why Education is So Difficult and Contentious," Teachers College Record, 103(December, 2001), 923-941.
Notes that education operates with three incompatible ideas/ideals (language/socialization, academics/knowlege, individual development/freedom); suggests they should complement one another, not contradict; but don't; suggests an ideal that avoids this contradiction.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
Egan, Kieran, "Egan, Kieran, "Why Education is So Difficult and Contentious," Teachers College Record, 103(December, 2001), 923-941." (2001). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 2844.
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