Day, Trevor, and Paul Tosey, "Beyond SMART? A New Framework for Goal Setting," Curriculum Journal, 22(No. 4, 2011), 515-534.


Examines the business-oriented (SMART) framework for goal-setting in education in light of related theory and research on goal-setting; proposes an alternative to SMART that allows student and teacher to set their own well-formed goals.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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