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How Should Learning Be Organized?

by J. Lloyd Trump & Gordon F. Vars - 1976

A cartoon prominently displayed in countless school administrators' offices shows two recumbent figures, one of whom says, "One of these days we've got to get organized." The message of this chapter is that organization--the fitting together of all the elements necessary for an institution to achieve its purposes--is truly a major factor in the success of any program of secondary education. We will especially consider the domain of secondary education and, in particular, curriculum organization, staff organization, other structural elements, and patterns to enhance motivation.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 75, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 77 Number 6, 1976, p. 214-239
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19338, Date Accessed: 1/25/2022 2:33:20 PM

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  • J. Trump
    University of Illinois, Urbana
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    J. LLOYD TRUMP is a Professor of Education at the University of Illinois.
  • Gordon Vars
    Kent State University
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    GORDON F. VARS is a professor at Kent State University focusing on middle level education and core curriculum.
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