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Curriculum Studies in Relation to the Field of Educational History

  • By: Barry M. Franklin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
  • Edited by: Craig Kridel
  • Subject:Cultural Studies (general), Curriculum & Content (general), Curriculum Studies

The link between curriculum studies and educational history is to be found in the emergence of the field of curriculum history. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, curriculum history came into its own as a distinct area of inquiry within the field of curriculum studies with such disciplinary trappings as a complement of identifiable practitioners, an array of investigatory methods, and a more or less shared research agenda. Arriving on the scene when it did, curriculum history developed at the time that a number of educational historians were involved in a revisionist movement for reinterpreting the nature and purpose of their discipline. And it was the conflict surrounding revisionism that became the defining issue among those scholars who shaped the study of curriculum history.

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