Tyler, Ralph W., "The Five Most Significant Curriculum Events in the Twentieth Century," Educational Leadership, 44(December, 1986-January, 1987), 36-38.


Ralph W. Tyler


Identifies the studies of transfer of Thorndike, Dewey's writing on interest and effort, the 26th Yearbook of NSSE, the work in the 1930s of the Society for Curriculum Study, and the experiments in schools in the 1930s such as the Eight-Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, American/International Curriculum Organizations


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