Triche, Stephen S., Reconceiving Curriculum: An Historical Approach. Ph. D. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, 2002.
Analyzes the changing views of 20th century curriculum theorists from Tyler to Pinar; outlines the origins of the technological rationale for curriculum from Ramus to Descartes; elucidates Wittgenstein's treatment of language as a form of life (not of logical analysis) and draws implications for curriculum and teaching.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum History, Curriculum as Experience, Discourse Analysis, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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