Title

Scott, David, "Six Curriculum Discourses: Contestation and Edification," pp. 31-42 in Alex Moore, ed., Schooling, Society, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Authors

David Scott

Annotation

Identifies and critically appraises six discourses within which curriculum policies and policy-making are conducted: foundationalism, conventionalism, instrumentalism, technical rationality, critical pedagogy, and postmodernism.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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