Beier, Jessie L, "1976: Toward a Weird(er) 'Poor Curriculum'," pp. 150-151 in Teresa Strong-Wilson, et al., eds, Provoking Curriculum Encounters Across Educational Experience. New York: Routledge, 2020.


Jessie L. Beier


Illuminates and reflects on the key ideas of Pinar and Grumet's 1976 book, Toward a Poor Curriculum and its later editions; these pages appear as a part of a larger treatment by the author, subtitled, "Close Encounters of a Pedagogical Kind.'"

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Classics in Curriculum Literature, Curriculum as Experience


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