Kliebard, Herbert M., "Why History of Education?" The Journal of Educational Research, 88(March/April, 1995), 194-199.*


Explains the limited use of historical inquiry in effecting contemporary policy and practice; asserts its role in reinterpreting old questions in the current setting.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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