Macdonald, James B., "The Quality of Everyday Life in School," pp. 78-94 in James B. Macdonald and Esther Zaret, eds., Schools in Search of Meaning. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1975.


Identifies various norms that permeate schooling and contradict the work of students' gaining personal meaning (in economics, politics, and culture).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry,Critical Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum as Environment, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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