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He was concerned with the processes and errors in other fields besides the field of education and used this information to make a more suitable curriculum for its intended course or program.
The Curriculum of Modern Education
The school is not an agency of social reform. A representative of the efficiency minded thinkershe specialized in the field of the curriculum. Account Options Sign in. Professor of educational administration at the University of Chicago, Franklin Bobbitt played a leading role during the first three decades of the twentieth century in establishing curriculum as a field of specialization within the discipline of education.
Media Education in Hong Kong Schools: Curriculum in a New Key: In Bobbitt published an article entitled: Bobbitt insisted on re-evaluating underperforming English programs and opening up the school facility to the community rhe large. Theory and Principles of Education.
Request removal from index. Log In Sign Up. Prior to this Bobbitt was awarded his Ph.
Bobbit is when Bobbitt realized that there were more useful solutions to forming a curriculum than just using traditional beliefs. Bobbitt created five steps for curriculum making: In a article entitled: His work lent credence to efforts cudriculum vocationalize the curriculum, and provided legitimacy to what has become one of the most questionable features of the modern school curriculum, the practices of tracking and ability grouping.
How does one develop a genuine feeling of membership in a social group, whether large or small?
Bobbitt was not only an academic, but a school planner as well. Effectiveness, efficiency and economy.
Its value lay in the preparation it offered children for their lives as adults. David Gordon – – Journal of Moral Education 10 1: Its underlying foundation presumes that the cogs of the school machinery operate efficiently and effortlessly without any breakdown in reaching its goals and objectives in creating the school curriculum. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Even the evidentialists of this period like Robert Maynard Hut believed that his methodology was unsound.
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John Franklin Bobbitt
He influenced the curriculum by showing how teaching classical subjects should be replaced by teaching subjects that correspond to social needs. In other words the curriculum itself would be a more representative guide for that particular student. Other objectives, however, were more specific and constituted the skills that youth needed to prepare for the array of specialized occupations that adults held in modern society.
The Curriculum – John Franklin Bobbitt – Google Books
When they saw that their idea did not fit with the tne realities, they discarded their original plan. History of Western Philosophy. The first stage would be to analyze the total range of human abilities, habits, systems of knowledge that one should possess.
Education was not important in its own right for Bobbitt. The test for the schools and its program, as these thinkers saw it, was its utility in fulfilling this social purpose.
After receiving his doctorate at Clark University inhe joined the faculty of the University of Chicago, where he remained until his retirement in Its responsibility is to help the growing individual continuously and blbbitt to hold to the type of human living which is the best practical one for him.
Page – My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts As a result his obsessiveness with the intricacies associated with the merging of the scientific method and curriculum design led him away from other conceptual difficulties inherent in the dynamics of the classroom.