Fenstermacher, Gary D., "On Knowledge and Its Place in the Human Conversation," pp. 73-104 in Wilma F. Smith and Gary D. Fenstermacher, eds., Leadership for Educational Renewal: Developing a Cadre of Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.*


Describes shifts in thinking on the nature of knowledge from modernist to postmodernist views; discusses the implications for the role of knowledge in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization


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