Schubert, William H., "Knowledge About Out-of-School Curriculum," The Educational Forum, 45(January, 1981), 185-198.*


Makes the case for why knowledge of out-of-school curriculum pursued by students is important; makes recommendations on how to use such knowledge in planning in-school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Deliberation


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