Title

Scott, David, "Knowledge and the Curriculum," The Curriculum Journal, 25(No. 1, 2014),14-28.

Authors

David Scott

Annotation

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

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

 

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