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Tyler, Ken – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1992
Examines the impact at the primary level of efforts to introduce a national curriculum in Great Britain. Contends that the biggest obstacle is confusion about the definition and implementation of an integrated curriculum approach. Warns that effective cross-curricular programs already in operation may be replaced with highly differentiated and…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research
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Cohen, Louis; Fisher, Derek – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1973
The assumption of social and academic benefits accrued to students in comprehensive high schools are tested under conditions of non-streaming. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Educational Objectives, Equal Education, High Schools
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Taylor, Philip H. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1982
Presents an overview of changing concerns in British curriculum research since 1950. The discussion covers the role of government agencies in curriculum research, the demand for both practical curriculum evaluation and theoretical models, new directions of study and recent paradigm shifts. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Research, Educational History
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Anderson, Digby C. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1982
Examines the relevance of curriculum research to the needs of British educational policymakers. Five curriculum research reports were evaluated regarding their authoritativeness, novelty, research background, persuasiveness, and physical format. The author concludes that packaging of research results to increase their desirability makes them…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Research, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Holt, Maurice – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1982
Examines the scope and methodologies of future curriculum research in Great Britain. One topic that should be studied is the need for schools to plan their curricula as a whole, not as a collection of separate subjects. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Trends