Visscher-Voerman, Irene, Kent Gustafson, and Tjeerd Plomp, "Educational Design and Development: An Overview of Paradigms," pp. 15-28 in Jan van den Akker, Robert M. Branch, Kent Gustafson, Nienke Nieveen, and Tjeerd Plomp, eds., Design Approaches and Tools in Education and Training. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
Describes, analyzes, and compares four development paradigms (instrumental, communicative, pragmatic, and artistic); gives vignettes of each paradigm.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Development as Inquiry
Type of Study
Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies
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