The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958 / Edition 3

The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958 / Edition 3

by Herbert M. Kliebard
     
 

Published in 1987, the first edition of The Struggle for the American Curriculum was a classic in curriculum studies and in the history of education. This new third edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes two new chapters on the renewed attacks on the subject curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as the way individual school

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Overview

Published in 1987, the first edition of The Struggle for the American Curriculum was a classic in curriculum studies and in the history of education. This new third edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes two new chapters on the renewed attacks on the subject curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as the way individual school subjects evolved over time and were affected by these attacks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948913
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
181,215
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Curriculum ferment in the 1890s1
2The curriculum versus the child26
3The curriculum of the Dewey School51
4Scientific curriculum-making and the rise of social efficiency as an educational ideal76
5Some subject realignment and the triumph of vocationalism105
6From home-project to experience curriculum130
7The great depression and the heyday of social meliorism151
8The hybridization of the curriculum175
9The mounting challenge to the subject curriculum200
10The state of school subjects at midcentury222
11Life adjustment education and the end of an era250

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