Rosario, Jose R., "Curriculum, Nuyorican Memoirs, and the Improvisation of Identity," pp. 547-563 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016.


Jose R. Rosario


Argues that curriculum should focus on the individual's "making of oneself" or assisting with unfolding his/her identity and life; implications of this view are drawn; illustrations are presented from a Puerto Rican memoir.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process


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