Kickbusch, Kenneth W., "Curriculum-in-Use and the Emergence of Practical Ideology: A Comparative Study of Secondary Classrooms," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 98-143.


Reports a study of the message system of two teachers with different epistemologies (traditional and humanistic), the meanings or practical ideologies of students, and the dialectic struggle by which they create meanings.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge


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