King, Arthur R., Jr., and John A. Brownell, The Curriculum and the Disciplines of Knowledge: A Theory of Curriculum Practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1966. (Reprinted: Huntington, NY: Robert E. Kreiger Publishing Co., 1976)


Makes a case for employing the disciplines of knowledge as the basis for an intellectual approach to curriculum for all students.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Classics of Curriculum Literature


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