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Yeager, Elizabeth Anne. “Curriculum Change as a Social Process: A Historical Perspective on the Curriculum Ideas of Alice Miel.” Journal of Curriculum and Supervision 13(1) (1997): 30-55.


Reviews contributions of Alice Miel, a prominent curriculum development scholar-practitioner at Columbia University Teacher's College from 1942 to 1971. Miel advocated development of democratic behavior as schooling's ultimate goal and worked to democratize the overall school structure. She emphasized that curricular change was a social process that involved diverse participants in individual schools and communities.