عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The issue of curriculum ideologies is one of the major and fundamental issues in the field of curriculum. A brief review of the theoretical background of curriculum ideologies over the past decades reveals that a great concern has been addressed to this subject resulting in different classifications and literatures. Eisner and Mac Neil, based on their precious work, are two well-known curriculum scholars deeply interested in curriculum ideologies - related issue. The present paper aims to undertake in-depth study of Eisner’s and Mac Neil’s thoughts in that particular area in order to reflect the different interpretations of curriculum ideologies and give the logical justifications for these understandings. After having reviewed Eisner’s and Mac Neil’s ideas, the researcher made an attempt to introduce key elements of their thoughts mainly through careful consideration to curriculum ideologies. Finally, the findings of the study were analyzed by comparing Eisner’s with Mac Neil’s ideas and some conclusions, as a result, were drawn. Generally speaking, the comparison of the results showed that there were fundamental differences between Eisner’s and Mac Neil’s ideologies and philosophies although they shared some similarities.