Tyler, Ralph W.

(b. 1902, Chicago, Illinois; d. 1994, San Diego, California). Ph.D., University of Chicago; M.S., University of Nebraska; B.S., Doane College.

At the time of his death, Tyler was a visiting scholar at the School of Education at Stanford University and had stayed active well into his 80s, advising teachers and administrators across the country on how to set objectives that would encourage the best teaching and learning within their schools. Tyler held faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, The Ohio State University, and the University of Chicago, where he was also Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Massachusetts—Amherst; an advisor on evaluation and curriculum in Ghana, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, and Sweden; and held ...

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