Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, and Patrick Roberts, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Searching for the Secret of Historic Tension," pp. 1-17 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004.


Analyzes the criticism of reconcepualized curriculum theory given by William Wraga in his 1999 Educational Researcher article; a response by Wraga follows on pp. 18-25.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History


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