Hamilton, David, "Curriculum Design: Historical Perspectives on the Art of the State." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC, April, 1987. ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 281 316.*


David Hamilton


Traces the history of the ideas of curriculum and of curriculum design; discusses the natural order of knowledge and/or of development of the child as possible alternatives to which curriculum design should conform.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum


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