Curricula Responses to the Demands of Industrialization and High Technology in the Marketplace

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This study addresses itself to several issues in relation to public education in the United States. First, it examines the basic social philosophies underlying the development of mass education in the United States. Secondly, it asks the question: what is the purpose of public education? Thirdly, it relates the development of public education to a dominant source of social change--industrialization, and examines the relationship between the structure and function of education in the 1800's and early 1900's, and the needs of the marketplace. Fourthly, it examines the relationship between the curricula of education in the 1980's and the needs of ... continued below

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Chambliss, Virginia Ricci August 1985.

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This study addresses itself to several issues in relation to public education in the United States. First, it examines the basic social philosophies underlying the development of mass education in the United States. Secondly, it asks the question: what is the purpose of public education? Thirdly, it relates the development of public education to a dominant source of social change--industrialization, and examines the relationship between the structure and function of education in the 1800's and early 1900's, and the needs of the marketplace. Fourthly, it examines the relationship between the curricula of education in the 1980's and the needs of high technology in the marketplace.

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Chambliss, Virginia Ricci. Curricula Responses to the Demands of Industrialization and High Technology in the Marketplace, thesis, August 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500717/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .