Pendlebury, Shirley, "Practical Arguments and Situational Appreciation in Teaching," Educational Theory, 40(Spring, 1990), 171-179.


Argues that appreciation of a situation is a necessary accompaniment of practical arguments about what to do in teaching in that situation; extends the criticism of previous work done on practical arguments by Fenstermacher and others.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Deliberative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Deliberation


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