Davis, O. L., Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976.


O. L. Davis Jr.


Contains six major essays on historical subjects related to curriculum: professionalism, influences on curriculum, control of curriculum, curriculum diversity and conformity, current realities, and a source bibliography.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Collection of Studies

Narrow Topic

Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics


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