Tanner, Daniel, "History of Curriculum Development in Schools." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Online 27 October 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1037
Traces the detailed history of school curriculum and its development from Rousseau, Mann, Herbart, Spencer, Ward, Dewey, and Caswell, as it relates to democracy in education; points to three universal curricula (general, vocational, enrichment); traces the history of the comprehensive high school in the United States; cites highlights in the field of curriculum development (26th NSSE Yearbook, Eight Year Study, Core Problems of Democracy Course) and the rise of discipllnary curricula in the 1960s and the standards movement that followed.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies
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