9780205593507

Developing the Curriculum

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205593507

  • ISBN10:

    020559350X

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/10/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This highly readable text guides students step-by-step through theprocessof curriculum development, providing a solid foundation of key models and concepts and issues pertaining to curriculum today. Developing the Curriculum, Seventh Edition,full of references to classic and contemporary curriculum works, provides students with a synthesis of historic and contemporary principles and practices associated with creating an effective curriculum. In addition, the author introduces a model that combines curriculum and instruction and carefully explores issues and challenges at each stage.

Table of Contents

The Curriculum: Theoretical Dimensions
Curriculum and Instruction Defined
Conceptions of Curriculum
Relationships Between Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum as a Discipline
Curriculum Specialists
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Principles of Curriculum Development
Clarification of Terms
Types of Curriculum Developers
Sources of Curriculum Principles
Types of Principles
Ten Axioms
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Curriculum Development: Roles of School Personnel
Curriculum Planning: A Multilevel, Multisector Process
Illustrations of Curriculum Decisions
Levels of Planning
Sectors of Planning
Curriculum Efforts at Various Levels
Sectors beyond the State
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Organizations
Websites
Curriculum Planning: The Human Dimension
The School as a Unique Blend
The Cast of Players
The Curriculum Leader and Group Process
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Websites
Curriculum Development; Components of the Process
Models for Curriculum Development
Selecting Models
Models of Curriculum Development
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Websites
Philosophy and Aims of Education
Using the Proposed Model
Aims of Education
Philosophies of Education
Formulating a Philosophy
Examples of School Philosophies
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Supplementary Exercises
Endnotes
Bibliography
Supplemental Media
Websites
Needs Assessment
Categories of Needs
Needs of Students: Levels
Needs of Stu
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