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The Orientation of the Curriculum-Maker


by Franklin Bobbitt — 1927

In approaching the problem of curriculum-making, one must in the beginning distinguish clearly between general education and occupational education. As a human being, one engages in a great variety of activities. While they differ endlessly in their details, yet, stated in general terms, they are much the same for all properly educated individuals. This education along lines common to most or all normal persons, we call "general education." To this, the elementary school devotes its entire time, the junior high school practically all of its time, and the senior high school, under usual conditions, more than three-quarters of its time.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 26, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 28 Number 10, 1927, p. 41-55
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21292, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 2:29:40 PM

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