Forms of knowledge and curriculum coherence

  • Muller J
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Abstract

This paper examines what is entailed by taking a socio-epistemic or 'knowledge-based' approach to considerations of curriculum and qualifications. The paper begins by examining the roots of diciplinary difference in the medieval universities and their treatment in contemporary scholarly work; discusses implications for curriculum and qualification differentiation; and shows how social, disciplinary and qualification organisation are aligned in the specialisation of consciousness. © 2009 Taylor & Francis.

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  • Curriculum differentiation
  • Disciplines
  • Occupations
  • Quadrivium
  • Qualification routes
  • Trivium

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  • Johan Muller

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