Schaffarzick, Jon, "Questions and Requirements for the Comparative Study of Curriculum Development Procedures," pp. 211-256 in Jon Schaffarzick and David H. Hampson, eds., Strategies for Curriculum Development . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975.


Gives an approach to comparing various ways of developing curriculum based on the work of ten authorities; includes nine common characteristics, ten types of variations, and five problem areas.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Development Strategies


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