Phenix, Philip H., "The Disciplines as Curriculum Content," pp. 57-65 in A. Harry Passow, ed., Curriculum Crossroads . New York : Teachers College Press, 1962. Reprinted pp. 133-137 in Edmund C. Short and George D. Marconnit, eds., Contemporary Thought on Public School Curriculum . Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1968. Reprinted pp. 139-148 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.
Argues that all curriculum content should be drawn from the disciplines; explains why they are teachable in this form due to analytic simplification, synthetic coordination, and dynamism.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study
Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines
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