Schrag, Francis, "Conceptions of Knowledge," pp. 268-301 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan,1992.
Reviews six traditions in education concerning knowledge (apprenticeship, philosophical, rhetorical, scientific, psychotherapeutic, mystical); summarizes the conceptualization, selection, and organization of knowledge in curriculum; traces attempts to distinguish kinds of knowledge; and gives an overview of critical sociology of knowledge.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Content Selection and Organization
To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac