Curriculum Theorizing: The Reconceptualists, a collection of essays edited by William F. Pinar, is the initial work in reconceptualization's break with the traditional field of curriculum development. The field had been dominated up to that point by the Tylerian paradigm (1950–1970). This traditional Tylerian paradigm consisted of work in curriculum development, design, implementation, and evaluation. The work of the scholars included in the collection was an attempt to raise issues, problems, and questions about the dominant paradigm in curriculum. Major scholars in the curriculum field of that period were included in the text. James B. Macdonald, Lawrence Cremin, Herbert M. Kliebard, Michael Apple, John Steven Mann, Alex Molnar, Ross Mooney, Dwayne Huebner, Maxine Greene, Philip Penix, William F. Pilder, William J. Murphy, William F. ...

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