McClure, Robert M., "Institutional Decisions in Curriculum," pp. 129-150 in John I. Goodlad & Associates, Curriculum Inquiry: The Study of Curriculum Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1979.


Reports two field studies (one a school faculty and the other a collection of school districts) and what they did during their curriculum planning activities using the Tyler model; seven tasks were identified.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Development Strategies


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