Westbury, Ian, "The Burdens and the Excitement of the 'New' Curriculum Research: A Response to Hlebowitsh's "The Burdens of the New Curricularist," Curriculum Inquiry, 29(Fall,1999), 355-364.*


Ian Westbury


Acknowledges certain views and challenges others of both Hlebowitsh and the reconceptualists; sets forth a third perspective tied to Reid's notion of translating ideals into institutionalized curriculum and also tied to Schwab's notion of deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

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, Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Deliberation


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