ERIC Number: EJ258643
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Probing the Connection between Modes of Language and Curriculum Theorizing in Social Studies.
Wilson, Angene H.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v9 n4 p91-103 Win 1982
Explores the connections between language, curriculum theory, and social studies. Six language modes--descriptive, explanatory, controlling, legitimating, prescriptive, and affiliative--are defined, and their use in classrooms and social studies curricula discussed. The author suggests that this type of linguistic analysis be used as a basis for educational theory development. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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