ERIC Number: EJ345352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Curriculum and Planning: Visions and Metaphors.
Macdonald, James B.; Purpel, David E.
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v2 n2 p178-92 Win 1987
Examines alternatives to the technical orientation of the Ralph Tyler rationale of curriculum planning. Emphasizes the fact that the language and processes of curriculum planning are embedded in metaphysical, philosophical, and moral concerns. Advocates using religious metaphors in models of curriculum planning and discusses how planners' values affect the planning process. (IW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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