Davis, O. L., Jr., "Prelude to Professional Identity and Organization: Public School Curriculum Workers and their Annual Meetings, 1927-1929." pp. 39-51 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005.


O. L. Davis Jr.


Traces in detail the development of the two professional organizations of curriculum specialists that in 1932 became the Society for Curriculum Study.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors


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