Hurd, Paul de Hart, "Synthesis Processes in Curriculum Development," pp. 546-670 in Spencer A. Ward and Linda J. Reed, eds., Knowledge Structure and Use: Implications for Synthesis and Interpretation . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983.


Summarizes procedures for creating syntheses of research in curriculum development with an example from science curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Generation, Science


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