Vallance, Elizabeth, "Curriculum as a Field of Practice," pp. 154-164 in Fenwick W. English, ed., Fundamental Curriculum Decisions , 1983 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1983.


Identifies major questions and common threads related to curriculum development; describes curriculum as a field of practice and draws implications for training curriculum practitioners.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Practical Knowledge, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools


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