Halvorson, Mark, "Revealing the Technological Irresponsibility in Curriculum Design," Curriculum Inquiry, 41(January, 2011), 34-47.
Reexamines Tyler's Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction critically in terms of its theoretical, practical, and productive aspects; the last of these employs a critical theory of technology (A. Feenberg, 1999);concludes that Tyler's technology of curriculum design has been inappropriately universalized and has ignored the subjectivity of teaching and learning.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study
Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Development Strategies, Discourse Analysis, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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