Kohlberg, Lawrence, and Rochelle Mayer, "Development as the Aim of Education," pp. 101-128 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.


Describes the psychological, epistemological, and ethical theories underlying eduational ideologies; indicates three strategies for defining educational objectives.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies


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