Eisner, Elliot W., "The Curriculum Field Today: Where We Are, Where We Were, and Where We Are Going," pp. 1-20 in his The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1979.*


Reviews the state of curriculum including testing, theorizing, evaluation, and new models for these and other curriculum thinking.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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