Vallance, Elizabeth, "Hiding the Hidden Curriculum: An Interpretation of the Language of Justification in Nineteenth Century Educational Reform," Curriculum Theory Network, 4(No. 1, 1973/74), 5-21. Reprinted pp. 590-607 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977.*


Traces the historical evidence for the hidden curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Hidden Curriculum


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