Posner, George J., "Curriculum Knowledge," pp. 1223-1227 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984.


Discusses knowledge as curriculum content and knowledge of curriculum development (means-end, naturalistic, epistemological, analysis of experiences and preconceptions, approaches).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies


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