Horn, Raymond A., Jr., "What You Don't Know about Standards," pp. 69-87 in Shirley R. Steinberg, and Joe L. Kincheloe, eds., What You Don't Know about Schools. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Reviews the distinction between technical standards and standards of complexity and the differences in curriculum content, teaching and learning, and evaluation that result from the two types; argues for standards of complexity.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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