Macagnoni, Virginia M., "Social Dimensions of the Self as an Open System: A Curriculum Design--Strategies for Implementation," Research Bulletin (Florida Educational Research and Development Council, Gainesville), 5(Summer, 1969), 1-68.


Proposes a comprehensive conception of a curriculum focusing on seven dimensions of the social self; provides conceptual tools and implementation strategies; serves as a model for tying together relevant literature and theoretical components for other proposals with different purposes; refers to content, process, mediation, and teaching components.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Self-Knowledge, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Open Education, Psychology and Curriculum, Social Studies, Values in the Classroom


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