Kliebard, Herbert M., "Dewey's Reconstruction of the Curriculum: From Occupation to Disciplined Knowledge," pp. 113-127 in David T. Hansen, ed., John Dewey and Our Educational Prospect: A Critical Engagement with Dewey's "Democracy and Education". Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006.


Explicates Dewey's theory of curriculum as found in Chapters 13-15 of Dewey's Democracy and Education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization


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