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Journal of World Council for Curriculum and Instruction

  • By: Tonya Huber-Warring & Lisa A. Holtan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
  • Edited by: Craig Kridel
  • Subject:Cultural Studies (general), Curriculum & Content (general), Curriculum Studies

The Journal of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI) has played a major role in accomplishing the transnational organization's goal of networking with educators worldwide. In 1982, WCCI started serious planning to make the journal a reality. After several years of discussion and planning, the journal was born. In 1986, Virginia (Jean) Floresca-Cawagas was invited to become the first editor. She accepted and served from 1987 to 1990. In addition, Tony Hepworth served as the first associate editor. The first WCCI journal issue was published in June 1987 under the title of WCCI Forum. The journal was originally intended as a two-issue per year publication, but funding and distribution to the large international body of members would continue to plague the publication. In ...

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