Schoonmaker, Frances, "Curriculum Making, Models, Practices and Issues: A Knowledge Fetish?" pp. 1-33 in Lyn Corno, ed., Education Across a Century: The Centennial Volume. 100th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2001.*


Presents an analysis of the NSSE yearbooks on curriculum and references in many others to curriculum making; the 26th Yearbook is a central volume in the analysis; offers a new question for curriculum making: what is worth knowing?

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies


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