Kliebard, Herbert M., "Constructing a History of the American Curriculum," pp. 157-184 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.


Traces the course of historical work done on Committee Reports, scientific curriculum making, the John Dewey legacy, case studies, and school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History


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