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Collectives of Curriculum Professors, Institutional

  • By: William H. Schubert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
  • Edited by: Craig Kridel
  • Subject:Cultural Studies (general), Curriculum & Content (general), Curriculum Studies

Influential professors in the area of curriculum studies have congregated at certain key universities over the years. Professors at a particular place over a period of years are referred to as a collective. Collectives at several major universities in the United States and Canada have had a major influence in shaping curriculum studies. The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies features several historical curriculum studies collectives among its listings.

A variety of studies (including citation analyses and genealogical research of mentor–student relationships and studies of preferences of books, articles, and other influences on curriculum studies) reveals the prevalence of certain professors in key decision-making roles in the curriculum field. For instance, these professors tend to be more widely published, cited, and called upon to serve on editorial ...

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