Schiro, Michael Stephen, Curriculum Theory: Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008.
Outlines four curriculum ideologies (scholar academic, social efficiency, learner-centered, and social reconstruction) and systematically illustrates and analyzes each ideology for its view of aims, knowledge, the child, learning, teaching, and evaluation; contrasts and compares the four curriculum ideologies, and provides an inventory for educators to identify their own curriculum ideologies.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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