Squaring the Curriculum with Social Realities

Smith, B. Othanel
January 1952
Educational Leadership;Jan1952, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p215
The article discusses social specialization and changes in curriculum in the U.S. It says that to engage in specialized activities is not only to pursue a narrow and isolated course of action, but also to depend on other individuals for some things and provided in ways that they cannot supply for themselves. It asserts that the specialized and interdependent character of society has made man increasingly dependent on his fellow man. It stresses that changing social realities have an important bearing on the validity of ideas.


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