Doll, William E., Jr., "The Four R's--An Alternate to the Tyler Rationale," pp. 174-183 in A Post-Modern Perspective on Curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993.


Presents a set of criteria for curriculum designed to foster a post-modern view; contrasts these criteria with those imbedded in the Tyler Rationale; further comments on this last topic appear on pp. 30-31 and pp. 52-55 in this volume.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Alternatives in Education, Conceptions of Teaching, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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