Finlayson, Douglas, and Sylvia Quirk, "Ideology, Reality Assumptions, and Teachers' Classroom Decision-Making," pp. 50-73 in John Eggleston, ed., Teacher Decision-Making in the Classroom, A Collection of Papers . Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.*


Describes the nature of ideologies in education and gives some examples.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Planning, Ideology and School Knowledge, Comparative Curriculum


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