Doll, William E., Jr., "Complexity and the Culture of Curriculum," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 40(February, 2008), 190-212.


Traces the culture within which curriculum design has been conceived historically; also draws implications from chaos and complexity sciences of the development of new forms of curriculum design and teaching.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization


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