ISBN-10:
0415948916
ISBN-13:
9780415948913
Pub. Date:
07/01/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958 / Edition 3

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

by Herbert M. Kliebard

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ISBN-13: 9780415948913
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 495,659
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Herbert M. Kliebard is Professor Emeritus of Educational Policy Studies and Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1876-1946.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Editionix
Preface to the Second Editionxiii
Preface to the First Editionxvii
Acknowledgmentsxxi
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
Afterword271
References293
Index317

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