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Developing the Curriculum by Peter F. Oliva
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This highly readable text guides students step-by-step through the process of 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

I. THE CURRICULUM: THEORETICAL DIMENSIONS 1. 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 2. 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 II. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: ROLES OF SCHOOL PERSONNEL 3. 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 4. 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 III. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT; COMPONENTS OF THE PROCESS 5. Models for Curriculum Development Selecting Models Models of Curriculum Development Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Websites 6. 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 7. Needs Assessment Categories of Needs Needs of Students: Levels Needs of Students: Types Needs of Society: Levels Needs of Society: Types Needs Derived form the Subject Matter Conducting a Needs Assessment Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Websites 8. Curriculum Goals and Objectives Hierachy of Outcomes Defining Goals and Objectives Locus of Curriculum Goals and Objectives Constructing Statements of Curriculum Goals Constructing Statements of Curriculum Objectives Validating and Determining Priority of Goals and Objectives Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography 9. Organizing and Implementing the Curriculum Necessary Decisions Where We've Been: Curriculum Past - The Elementary School - The Junior High School - The Senior High School Where We Are: Curriculum Present - The Elementary School - The Junior High School - The Senior High School Where We're Going: Curriculum Future - The Elementary School - The Junior High School - The Senior High School Looking Further Ahead Public and Private Enrollments Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites 10. Instructional Goals and Objectives Planning for Instruction Instructional Goals and Objectives The Use of Behavioral Objectives Guidelines for Preparing Instructional Goals and Objectives Taxonomic Levels Rules for Writing Validating and Determining Priority of Instructional Goals and Objectives Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media 11. Selecting and Implementing Strategies of Instruction Deciding on Instructional Strategies Sources of Strategies Styles of Teaching Styles of Learning Models of Teaching Teaching Skills Organizing for Instruction Presentation of Instruction Individualized Versus Group Instruction Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites 12. Evaluating Instruction Assessing Instruction An Era of Assessment Stages of Planning for Evaluation Norm-referenced Measurement and Criterion-referenced Measurement Evaluation in Three Domains Other Means of Evaluation Assessment Initiatives from Beyond the Classroom Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites 13. Evaluating the Curriculum Purposes and Problems of Curriculum Evaluation Delimiting Evaluation Evaluation Models Eight Concepts of Curriculum Instruction Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites IV. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: PRODUCTS AND ISSUES 14. Curriculum Products Tangible Products Curriculum Guides, Courses of Study, Syllabi Resource Unit Sources of Curriculum Materials Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites 15. Issues in Curriculum Development Current Curriculum Issues Improvements Needed for Curriculum Reform Summary Questions for Discussion Supplementary Exercises Endnotes Bibliography Supplemental Media Websites APPENDIX Resources for Further Research Curriculum Journals Educational Resources Information Center Institute of Education Sciences Internet Resources in Education Regional Educational Laboratory Program Research and Development Centers
Release date Australia
January 10th, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
7th Revised edition
Illustrations
black & white illustrations, figures
Imprint
Allyn & Bacon
Pages
608
Dimensions
191x235x31
ISBN-13
9780205593507
Product ID
3894854

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