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academic rationalism  
DEFINITION
  • Academic rationalism is an orientation to the curriculum that honors the role of traditional content in the development of the rational human mind. Along with many adherents to other orientations, academic rationalists understand that, because of time constraints, not all available curriculum content can be taught in schools. [Source: Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies; Academic Rationalism]
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