TITLE

The Synoptic Text Today

AUTHOR(S)
Pinar, William F.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing (1057896X);Spring2004, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Synoptic textbooks have played an influential role in the advancement of the U.S. curriculum studies. In part because the genre is associated with probably the major school curriculum artifact, the textbook, the synoptic text in curriculum studies has served to summarize curriculum scholarship and suggest its significance. Because the field emerged historically within the social-efficiency movement, that scholarship tended to focus on protocols or "principles" of curriculum development, an administrative interest that triumphed, despite being challenged by the social reform wing of the progressive movement.
ACCESSION #
12636657

 

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