Title

Stoller, Aaron, "Taylorism and the Logic of Learning Outcomes," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 3, 2015), 317-333.

Authors

Aaron Stoller

Annotation

Traces the connection between Taylor's scientific management principles and the current learning outcomes movement in education; compares these with Dewey's concept of ends-in-view; shows how both Taylorism and the current movement are at odds with democratic principles; written primarily about higher education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Ideology and School Knowledge, Higher Education Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control

 

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