Hameyer, Uwe, "Transforming Domain Knowledge: A Systemic View at the School Curriculum," The Curriculum Journal, 18(December, 2007), 411-427.


Uwe Hameyer


Sets a conceptual framework (for relating curriculum knowledge, instructional knowledge, and school knowledge) within which the author discusses seven possible ways of transforming discipline-based domain knowledge into school subjects; also sets an agenda of needed research on this process of knowledge transformation; recommends professional action to facilitate work related to this process of doing actual knowledge transformation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, School Subjects


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