Taba, Hilda, "General Techniques of Curriculum Planning," pp. 80-115 in Nelson B. Henry, ed., American Education in the Postwar Period - Part 1 - Curriculum Reconstruction. 44th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1945.


Hilda Taba


Presents a "short course" on the topic and covers matters ranging from the sources of curriculum, to formulating objectives, to selection of curriculum experiences, to organizing them, to planning units of study.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Professors


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