Rich, Robert F., "Knowledge Synthesis and Problem-Solving," pp. 287-312 in Spencer A. Ward and Linda J. Reed, eds., Knowledge Structure and Use: Implications for Synthesis and Interpretation . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983.


Robert F. Rich


Gives a thorough review of knowledge synthesis and seven problem-solving models; poses a knowledge synthesis model.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation


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