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Developing the Curriculum

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780321037893

ISBN10:
0321037898
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon

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Summary

This title presents a comprehensive analysis of the process of developing a curriculum. Full of references to classic and contemporary curriculum writings, it provides students with a synthesis of historic and contemporary principles and practices associated with creating an effective curriculum. Developing the Curriculum features a step-by-step model for the process of curriculum development that carefully explores common issues and challenges at each individual stage.

Author Biography

Peter F. Oliva is formerly professor and chairperson at Southern Illinois University, Florida International University, and Georgia Southern University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Part I The Curriculum: Theoretical Dimensions 1(44)
Curriculum and Instruction Defined
1(21)
Conceptions of Curriculum
1(7)
Relationships Between Curriculum and Instruction
8(3)
Curriculum as a Discipline
11(4)
Curriculum Practitioners
15(2)
Summary
17(1)
Questions for Discussion
18(1)
Supplementary Exercises
18(1)
Bibliography
19(3)
Principles of Curriculum Development
22(23)
Clarification of Terms
22(2)
Types of Curriculum Developers
24(1)
Sources of Curriculum Principles
25(1)
Types of Principles
26(2)
Ten Axioms
28(13)
Summary
41(1)
Questions for Discussion
42(1)
Supplementary Exercises
42(1)
Bibliography
43(2)
Part II Curriculum Development: Roles of School Personnel 45(92)
Curriculum Planning: A Multilevel, Multisector Process
45(48)
Illustrations of Curriculum Decisions
45(3)
Levels of Planning
48(2)
Sectors of Planning
50(3)
Curriculum Efforts at the Various Levels
53(26)
Sectors Beyond the State
79(10)
Summary
89(1)
Questions for Discussion
90(1)
Supplementary Exercises
90(1)
Bibliography
91(2)
Curriculum Planning: The Human Dimension
93(44)
The School as a Unique Blend
93(3)
The Cast of Players
96(13)
The Curriculum Leader and Group Process
109(24)
Summary
133(1)
Questions for Discussion
133(1)
Supplementary Exercises
134(1)
Bibliography
135(2)
Part III Curriculum Development: Components of the Process 137(350)
Models for Curriculum Development
137(20)
Selecting Models
137(2)
Models of Curriculum Development
139(14)
Summary
153(1)
Questions for Discussion
154(1)
Supplementary Exercises
154(1)
Bibliography
155(2)
Philosophy and Aims of Education
157(42)
Using the Proposed Model
157(2)
Aims of Education
159(13)
Philosophies of Education
172(16)
Formulating a Philosophy
188(2)
Examples of School Philosophies
190(3)
Summary
193(1)
Questions for Discussion
194(1)
Supplementary Exercises
194(2)
Bibliography
196(3)
Needs Assessment
199(32)
Categories of Needs
199(3)
Needs of Students: Levels
202(2)
Needs of Students: Types
204(2)
Needs of Society: Levels
206(7)
Needs of Society: Types
213(3)
Needs Derived from the Subject Matter
216(7)
Conducting a Needs Assessment
223(4)
Summary
227(1)
Questions for Discussion
228(1)
Supplementary Exercises
228(1)
Bibliography
229(2)
Curriculum Goals and Objectives
231(23)
Hierarchy of Outcomes
231(3)
Defining Goals and Objectives
234(2)
Locus of Curriculum Goals and Objectives
236(5)
Constructing Statements of Curriculum Goals
241(3)
Constructing Statements of Curriculum Objectives
244(5)
Validating and Determining Priority of Goals and Objectives
249(2)
Summary
251(1)
Questions for Discussion
252(1)
Supplementary Exercises
252(1)
Bibliography
253(1)
Organizing and Implementing the Curriculum
254(81)
Necessary Decisions
254(4)
Where We've Been: Curriculum Past
258(1)
The Elementary School
258(11)
The Junior High School
269(8)
The Senior High School
277(20)
Where We Are: Curriculum Present
297(1)
The Elementary School
297(3)
The Middle School
300(4)
The Senior High School
304(16)
Where We're Going: Curriculum Future
320(1)
The Elementary School
320(1)
The Middle School
321(1)
The Senior High School
322(1)
Looking Further Ahead
323(2)
Public and Private Enrollments
325(1)
Summary
325(1)
Questions for Discussion
326(1)
Supplementary Exercises
326(1)
Bibliography
327(8)
Instructional Goals and Objectives
335(27)
Planning for Instruction
335(3)
Instructional Goals and Objectives Defined
338(1)
The Use of Behavioral Objectives
339(3)
Guidelines for Preparing Instructional Goals and Objectives
342(4)
Taxonomic Levels
346(5)
Rules for Writing
351(5)
Validating and Determining Priority of Instructional Goals and Objectives
356(1)
Summary
356(1)
Questions for Discussion
357(1)
Supplementary Exercises
357(3)
Bibliography
360(2)
Selecting and Implementing Strategies of Instruction
362(38)
Sources of Strategies
364(4)
Styles of Teaching
368(2)
Styles of Learning
370(3)
Models of Teaching
373(3)
Teaching Skills
376(3)
Teaching: Art of Science?
379(1)
Organizing for Instruction
379(9)
Presentation of Instruction
388(1)
Individualized Versus Group Instruction
389(4)
Summary
393(1)
Questions for Discussion
393(1)
Supplementary Exercises
394(1)
Bibliography
395(5)
Evaluating Instruction
400(38)
Assessing Instruction
400(3)
An Era of Assessment
403(3)
Stages of Planning for Evaluation
406(2)
Norm-referenced Measurement and Criterion-referenced Measurement
408(4)
Evaluation in Three Domains
412(7)
Other Means of Evaluation
419(2)
Assessment Initiatives from Beyond the Classroom
421(10)
Summary
431(1)
Questions for Discussion
432(1)
Supplementary Exercises
432(1)
Bibliography
433(5)
Evaluating the Curriculum
438(49)
Purposes and Problems of Curriculum Evaluation
438(1)
Problems in Evaluation
439(2)
Delimiting Evaluation
441(2)
Evaluation Models
443(2)
Guiding Principles
445(22)
Comprehensive Models
467(13)
Summary
480(1)
Questions for Discussion
481(1)
Supplementary Exercises
482(1)
Bibliography
483(4)
Part IV Curriculum Development: Problems and Products 487(104)
Problems in Curriculum Development
487(91)
Current Curriculum Problems
487(76)
The Impact of Professional Problems upon Curriculum
563(3)
Curriculum Future---An Afterthought
566(1)
Summary
566(1)
Questions for Discussion
567(1)
Supplementary Exercises
567(2)
Bibliography
569(9)
Curriculum Products
578(13)
Tangible Products
578(1)
Curriculum Guides, Courses of Study, and Syllabi
579(5)
Resource Unit
584(1)
Sources of Curriculum Materials
585(1)
Summary
585(4)
Questions for Discussion
589(1)
Supplementary Exercises
590(1)
Bibliography
590(1)
Appendix A Exit Competencies 591(2)
Appendix B ERIC Network Components 593(3)
Appendix C Regional Education Laboratory Contractors 596(2)
Appendix D National Research and Development Centers 598(3)
Appendix E National Institutes, Offices of Educational Research and Improvement 601(3)
Appendix F Curriculum Journals 604(1)
Credits 605(4)
Name Index 609(8)
Subject Index 617


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