Pinar, William F., and Madeleine R. Grumet, "Socratic Caesura and the Theory-Practice Relationship," Theory Into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 50-54. Reprinted pp. 92-100 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988.
Draws on Nicholas Lobkowicz's Theory and Practice (an historical review of the relaion between theory and practice) and argues that questioning curriculum practice is the role of curriculum theory.
Broad Topical Focus
Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Historical Inquiry
Type of Study
Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses
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