Green, Bill, "Introduction: Engaging Curriculum?" pp. 1-20 in Bill Green, Engaging Curriculum: Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide. New York: Routledge, 2018.


Bill Green


Reviews recent developments in the field of curriculum theory; gives the author's own view on those theories involving knowledge, ideology, and pedagogy; makes a case for the use of curriculum theory in studying the English subject curriculum; introduces the essays by the other authors in the book; discusses the verb and the noun forms of the term "engaging" in the book's title; the discussion is set in the context of the Australian curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquir--General

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay; Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Frameworks, Content Selection and Organization


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