Floden, Robert E., Andrew C. Porter, William H. Schmidt, Donald J. Freeman, and John R. Schiville, "Responses to Curriculum Pressures: A Policy Capturing Study of Teacher Decision About Content," Journal of Educational Psychology, 73(April, 1981), 129-141.*


Reports an empirical study of teachers' responses to several types of curriculum pressures.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Planning, Content Selection and Organization


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