Martin, Jane Roland, "The Disciplines and the Curriculum," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 1(1969), 23-40. Reprinted pp. 65-86 in Jane Roland Martin, Readings in the Philosophy of Education: A Study of Curriculum. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1970.


Explains what disciplines are and how the structure of disciplines has become the basis for curriculum theory; examines arguments for and against this view.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines, Content Selection and Organization


Printing CIRS:

To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac