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ERIC Number: EJ384879
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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"Be an Adult!": A Hidden Curriculum in Life Skills Instruction for Retarded Students?
Fettgather, Robert
Lifelong Learning, v12 n5 p4-5,10 Feb 1989
The author proposes that two curricula are present in some educational programs for retarded adults: a manifest curriculum of life skills that promotes independence and personal responsibility and a hidden curriculum of infantilizing behaviors and attitudes that promotes dependence and immaturity. He discusses how to remove the latter curriculum. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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