NCTE/Curriculum Commission File, 1955-71 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/73/3
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Files of the Curriculum Commission (established in 1945) containing correspondence; agendas and minutes of meetings; nominating ballots and invitations for membership; preliminary outlines and rough drafts for selected chapters of volume IV ("The College Teaching of English") and V ("The Preparation of Teachers of the English Language Arts") of curricular study The English Language Arts (5 vols., 1952-62); proposed for collaboration between NCTE, Modern Language Association, College English Association, and the American Studies Association in publishing volume IV of curriculum study; recommendations for possible writers and editorial readers for vols. IV and V; preliminary outlines and progress reports on Ends and Issues (1964), Summary Progress Report of English Curriculum Study and Demonstration Centers (1966), on Writing Behavioral Objectives for English (1969) and Accountability and The Teaching of English (1972); reports and position papers on the curriculum projects of the U.S. Office of Education (Program in English), behaviorism and the teaching of English and the development of curricular guides for teachers of minority students. Principal correspondents include: Robert Bennett, Robert Hogan, John Maxwell, Dora V. Smith and James Squire.