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John McNeil

Professor Emeritus
John McNeil

John McNeil
Professor Emeritus


  • B.A. and M.A., English, San Diego State University, 1947
  • Ed.D., Education, Teachers College Columbia University, 1956
  • Honorary degrees - Escuela Normal, Iguala Mexico, 1960; Universidad Texcala, Mexico, 1984; Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico, 1981; East China Normal University, 1991

Select Publications

  • ”Contemporary Curriculum”-Seventh Edition published in English Arabic, and Chinese. (New York: Wiley 2010).
  • “Curriculum The Teacher’s Initiative” Third edition published in English, Korean and Chinese. (Saddle River, NJ Pearson 2003)
  • “Five Ways Schools Can Kill Learning” EDUCATION WEEK 28. no 10 (October29, 2008).
  • External Evaluation:-“The Galileo Program: Building a Technology Rich Model of Performance –Based New Teacher Assessment (PACT).” (UC Riverside, Graduate School of Education  August 2005}

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