Purpel, David E., and Kevin Ryan, "It Comes with the Territory: The Inevitability of Moral Education in the Schools," pp. 357-365 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.


Argues for making moral education visible in the curriculum, in the hidden curriculum, and in the school culture.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Hidden Curriculum, Character Education, Values in the Classroom, Content Selection and Organization


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