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Science, Curriculum and Liberal Education

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Science, Curriculum and Liberal Education by Joseph J. Schwab
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What is a liberal education and what part can science play in it? How should we think about the task of developing a curriculum? How should educational research conceive of its goals? Joseph Schwab's essays on these questions have influenced education internationally for more than twenty-five years. Schwab participated in what Daniel Bell has described as the "most thoroughgoing experiment in general education in any college in the United States," the College of the University of Chicago during the thirties, forties, and fifties. He played a central role in the curriculum reform movement of the sixties, and his extraordinary command of science, the philosophy of science, and traditional and modern views of liberal education found expression in these exceptionally thoughtful essays.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 1982
Contributors
Edited by Ian Westbury Edited by Neil J. Wilkof
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New edition
Imprint
University of Chicago Press
Pages
394
Dimensions
150x228x22
ISBN-13
9780226741871
Product ID
1832341

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