Information dissemination in early childhood education

Lilian G. Katz

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Trends and issues in the dissemination of knowledge are discussed in terms of current trends. The general trends include the rapid rate at which new journals and documents are produced and increasing specialization in the field. Among the issues discussed are the optimum information hypothesis, optimum conceptual size of information, vividness and propitiousness of the information, and orientations to knowledge of subcultures within a professional field. The field of early childhood education is used as the example of each trend and issue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-130
Number of pages13
JournalKnowledge and Policy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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