Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Tyler Rationale," School Review, 78(February, 1970), 259-272.* Reprinted pp. 70-83 in William F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing, 1975. Reprinted pp. 153-167 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Forging the American Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum History and Theory. New York: Routledge, 1992.
Critiques the Tyler rationale for its over-reliance on the rational use of educational objectives.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study
Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Development Strategies
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