Kesson, Kathleen R., "Toward a Curriculum of Mythopoetic Meaning," pp. 84-105 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999.


Outlines a view of a curriculum infused with personal experience, narratives, autobiography, spirituality, and the arts--the mythopoetic.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization


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