Sirotnik, Kenneth A., "What Goes on in Classrooms? Is This the Way We Want It?" pp. 56-70 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988.


Reports evidence from Goodlad's Study of Schooling and asks whether this is what we want; makes a plea for critical inquiry in schools.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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