Kunzil, Rudolf, "Memorizing a Memory: Schwab's the Practical in a German Context," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(No. 5, 2013), 668-683.


Rudolf Kunzil


Traces the developments of the last forty years in Curriculum Theory in Germany; identifies the aspects of Schwab's work that were compatible with the German tradition of Didaktik; summarizes the current situation in German education and how Schwab's "The Practical" might be used to critically analyze today's far different curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum History


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