Roberts, Douglas A., "Theory, Curriculum Development, and the Unique Events of Practice," pp. 65-87 in Hugh Munby, Graham Orpwood, and Thomas Russell, eds., Seeing Curriculum in a New Light: Essays from Science Education . Toronto: OISE Press, 1980.*


Distinguishes the theoretical and the practical and two views that teacher-developers interface.

Broad Topical Focus

Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation, Materials Development and Evaluation


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