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Curriculum-Making in the United States

by Lawrence A. Cremin — 1971

In its very nature, the term “curriculum” carries a variety of connotations, such as coherence, sequence, and articulation, for a course of any kind has a beginning, a middle, and an end. But interest in these values long antedates the term itself, going back to at least the time of Sophists and perhaps even earlier.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 73 Number 2, 1971, p. 207-220
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1572, Date Accessed: 3/17/2018 8:42:05 AM

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  • Lawrence Cremin
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    Lawrence A. Cremin is Frederick A. P. Barnard professor of education at Teachers College and the author of, most recently, American Education: The Colonial Experience, 1607-1783 (Harper and Row). The work reported in this paper is going forward with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation.
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