Whitson, James A., "Decomposing Curriculum, vs Curriculum-as-Text," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 5(Summer, 2008), 111-137.


Discusses and critiques the prevailing understandings of these two conceptions of curriculum; suggests ways curriculum inquiry can take into account the interweaving dimensions of curriculum realities including not only the formal textual aspects but also those embracing the formative experiences of the individual.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum as Experience


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