Integration: dirty word or golden key?

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 49 Number 1 (2007)

Integration: dirty word or golden key?
TREVOR KERRY, pages 77-92
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2007.49.1.77

Abstract

This article examines the notion of integrated studies as a way of organising curriculum in schools. Drawing on the insights of educational philosophy, curriculum theory and learning theory it establishes the soundness of a theoretical case for integration. It examines what this view means for the art and science of teaching, and notes examples of successful integration in schools. The paper identifies the roots of integrated studies in the thinking of the Plowden Report and suggests that the approach is equally valid today.

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TREVOR KERRY (2007) Integration: dirty word or golden key?, FORUM, 49(1), 77-92

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