Wraga, William G., "The Inglis Surveys: Social Efficiency Thesis Anomalies," pp. 13-38 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005.


Reviews the school surveys done by Alexander James Inglis from 1912-1922; characterizes the nature and purpose of this work in relation to the overall survey movement.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools


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