Burbules, Nicholas C., "The Hidden Curriculum and the Latent Function of Schooling: Two Overlapping Perspectives." 2. "Who Hides the Hidden Curriculum," pp. 281-291 in C. J. B. Macmillan, ed., Philosophy of Education, 1980. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Philosophy of Education Society. Normal, IL: Philosophy of Education Society, ISU, 1981.


Gives an analysis of various perspectives on the hidden curriculum's place in serving a latent function of schooling.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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