Doyle, Walter, and Gerald Ponder, "The Ethic of Practicality: Implications for Curriculum Development," pp. 74-80 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977.


Explores images of the teacher as curriculum user and the teacher's interest in practicality; criteria for practicality include instrumentality, congruence, and cost.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Action Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Planning


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