Macdonald, James B., "A Transcendental Developmental Ideology of Education," pp. 85-116 in William F. Pinar, ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974. Reprinted pp. 169-198 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.*


Defines a transcendental developmental ideology that should underlie curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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