Grossman, Pamela, Sam Wineburg, and Scott Beers, "When Theory Meets Practice in the World of School'" pp. 1-16 in Sam Wineburg and Pam Grossman, eds., Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Challenges to Interpretation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.


Traces the development in the 20th century of interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum and notes gaps in our current understanding of these approaches (which the studies that follow begin to fill in).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History


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