Applebee, Arthur N., Curriculum as Conversation: Transforming Traditions of Teaching and Learning. Chicago: The University of Chicago, 1996.


Proposes a conception of curriculum as conversation with attendent options for alternative patterns of design and related pedogogy; examples are from models in the curriculum of English but principles are applicable more generally.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teaching/Learning Process, English, Content Selection and Organization


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