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Society for the Study of Curriculum History

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

The Society for the Study of Curriculum History (SSCH) was established in 1977 by a group of curriculum scholars meeting at Teachers College, Columbia University. The society's purpose was, and continues to be, to encourage the scholarly study of curriculum history and provide an opportunity for the presentation and discussion of research inquiries into curriculum history. The society has met annually in conjunction with the American Educational Research Association since that time. Established scholars, emerging scholars, and doctoral students present papers of interest to the membership for discussion and feedback. Meetings often include keynote speeches or papers by leading curriculum and educational history researchers and symposia that foster collegial interchange. Papers presented at SSCH generally reflect interpretations of important issues and influential events and persons ...

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