Slattery, Patrick "A Postmodern Vision of Time and Learning: A Response to the National Education Commission Report, Prisoners of Time," Harvard Educational Review, 65(WInter, 1995), 612-633.*


Critiques the view of time in curriculum as something to be restructured more efficiently in favor of a view of time as something infused with meaning and grounded in the present, cosmic, and quantum in its qualitites, integrated with self and place.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Time on Task, Teaching/Learning Process, Curriculum as Experience


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