Title

Westbury, Ian, "Making Curricula: Why Do States Make Curricula, and How?" pp. 45-65 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.

Authors

Ian Westbury

Annotation

Describes how states manage curriculum making and reforms; includes examples from several countries

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Comparative Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

 

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