Coulter, David L., and John R. Weins, eds., Why Do We Educate? Renewing the Conversation. 107th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Vol. One. Walden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2008.


Presents evocative ideas by more than twenty authors regarding fundamental purposes, ideals, and subject matters for consideration by educational policy-makers, school curriculum planners, and the public; aims at "renewing the conversation" on these topics.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Collection of Studies

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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