Wraga, William G., "A Historical Reconstruction of the Work of the National Society for the Study of Education's Committee on Curriculum-Making," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 48(Issue 5, 2016), 565-588.


Presents a detailed study of the Committee and its work between 1924 and the publication of its report in the 1927 NSSE Yearbook; reconsiders whether it actually came to a consensus on principles of curriculum-making as its report says was its purpose; reactions found in later curriculum texts and by later professors are included.

Broad Topical Focus

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

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Professors


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