van den Akker, Jan, "The Potential of Development Research for Improving the Relation Between Curriculum Research and Curriculum Development," pp. 37-53 in Moritz Rosenmund, Anna-Verena Fries, and Werner Heller, eds., Comparing Curriculum-Making Processes. New York: Peter Lang, 2002.


Describes the purposes and processes involved in doing development research and contrasts these with those of curriculum development at the practical level.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Development as Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies


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