Scott, David, "Knowledge and the Curriculum," The Curriculum Journal, 25(No. 1, 2014),14-28.
Focuses on knowledge and how it relates to school curriculum; explores the reasons necessary to justify knowledge inclusion into and exclusion from the curriculum; discusses arguments from Foundationalism, Instrumentalism, Pragmatism, and social epistemologies; concludes with a set of principles from which a curriculum rationale can be developed.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study
Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines
Scott, David, "Scott, David, "Knowledge and the Curriculum," The Curriculum Journal, 25(No. 1, 2014),14-28." (2014). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3686.
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