Hopkins, L. Thomas. Interaction: The Democratic Process. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1941.


Discusses the democratic process and proposes how it can be implemented through the curriculum and specific teaching approaches; also contrasts the subject curriculum and its variations with the experience curriculum (which the author advocates should be used with teaching the democratic process); provides many helpful practical suggestions along with persuasive rationales for various aspects of the proposal.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Democratic Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Professors, Classics of Curriculum Literature


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