Vallance, Elizabeth, "Focus on Students in Curriculum Knowledge: A Critique of Curriculum Criticism," pp. 37-43 in William H. Schubert and Ann L. Schubert, eds., Conceptions of Curriculum Knowledge: Focus on Students and Teachers . University Park, PA: College of Education, Penn State University, 1982.


Calls for curriculum criticism to be done by students themselves since they have the experience of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Phenomenological Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience


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