Deng, Zongyi, and Allan Luke, "Subject Matter: Defining and Theorizing School Subjects," pp. 66-87 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.
Describes how curriculum planners draw upon disciplinary, practical, and experiential knowledge to develop subject matter for schooling; illustrates and analyzes the various approaches in relation to historical curriculum orientations and the changing demands of technology and society.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Content Selection and Organization
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