Connelly, F. Michael, and Gerry Connelly, "Curriculum Policy Guidelines: Context, Structures, and Functions," pp. 54-73 in Allan Luke, Annette Woods, and Katie Weir, eds., Curriculum, Syllabus Design, and Equity: A Primer and Model. New York: Routledge, 2013.


Analyzes types of curriculum policy, curriculum guidelines, and their functions; describes guidelines for writing curriculum guidelines; discusses role of support documents; discusses decision-points and provides practical examples (mostly from Ontario) of this work.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Frameworks, Materials Development and Evaluation, School Subjects, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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