Walker, Decker F., "A Barnstorming Tour of Writing in Curriculum," pp. 71-81 in Arthur W. Foshay, ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement, 1980 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980.*


Gives an overview of various types of curriculum literature and offers some criticisms on such writings.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Generation


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