McCowan, Tristan, "Curricular Transposition in Citizenship Education," Theory and Research in Education, 6(No.2, 2008), 153-172.


Tristan McCowan


Poses a four-stage model of curriculum transposition as a process of moving from ideals and aspirations underlying an initiative--to a curricular program designed to achieve them--to its implementation in practice--to its effects on students; illustrated through analysis of a citizenship education project in Brazil.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Student Assessment, Comparative Curriculum


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