Developing the Curriculum

ISBN-10: 0132627515
ISBN-13: 9780132627511
Edition: 8th 2013 (Revised)
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Description: In this practical resource, pre- and in-service educational administrators get step-by-step guidance in every aspect of the curriculum development process from the underlying principles and concepts to the roles of school personnel, the components  More...

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List price: $199.40
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/23/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.80" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

In this practical resource, pre- and in-service educational administrators get step-by-step guidance in every aspect of the curriculum development process from the underlying principles and concepts to the roles of school personnel, the components of the process, technology in curriculum and instruction, and the most up-to-date curriculum issues. An all-new chapter on The Digital Classroom gives readers a look at how technology is changing the classroom environment and helps them understand the new trends that allow today's students to compete successfully in today's global workplace. Included are numerous references to both historic and contemporary works that provide readers with an excellent synthesis of the principles and practices used to create an effective curriculum.

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
Exercises
Website
Endnotes
Principles Of Curriculum Development
Clarification of Terms
Types of Curriculum Developers
Sources of Curriculum Principles
Types of Principles
Ten Axioms
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Website
Endnotes
Curriculum Development: Role of School Personnel
Currriculam Planning: A Multilevel, Multisector Process
Illustrations of Curriculum Decisions
Levels of Planning
Sectors of Planning
Curriculum Efforts at the Various Levels
Sectors Beyond the State
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Organizations
Websites
Endnotes
Currriculam Planning: The Human Dimension
The School as a Unique Blend
The Cast of Players
The Curriculum Leader and Group Process
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Endnotes
Curriculum Development: Components of the Process
Models For Curriculum Development
Selecting Models
Models of Curriculum Development
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Endnotes
Philosophy and Aims of Education
Using the Proposed Model
Aims of Education
Philosophies of Education
Formulating a Philosophy
Examples of Educational Philosophies
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Multimedia
Endnotes
Data-Driven Decision Making
Our Ever-Changing World
Categories of Needs
A Classification Scheme
Needs of Students: Levels
Needs of Students: Types
Needs of Society: Levels
Needs of Society: Types
Needs Derived from the Subject Matter
Conducting a Needs Assessment
Steps in the Needs Assessment Process
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Endnotes
Curriculam Goals, Objectives, and Products
Hierarchy of Outcomes
Defining Goals and Objectives
Locus of Curriculum Goals and Objectives
State Curriculum Goals
School-District Curriculum Goals
Individual School Curriculum Goals and Objectives
Constructing Statements of Curriculum Goals
Constructing Statements of Curriculum Objectives
Validating and Determining Priority of Goals and Objectives
Tangible Products
Curriculum Guides, Courses of Study, and Syllabi
Resource Unit
Sources of Curriculum Materials
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Multimedia
Endnotes
Organizing and Implementing The Curriculam
Necessary Decisions
K-12 Systems, Structures, Programs, and Practices
The Elementary School
The Schools for Young Adolescents
The Senior High School
Concurrent Programs and Practices
The Call to Reform
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
ASCD Smartbrief
Journalsl/Newpapers
Reports
Websites
Multimedia
Endnotes
Instructional Goals and Objectives
Planning for Instruction
Instructional Goals and Objectives Defined
The Use of Behavioral Objectives
Guidelines for Preparing Instructional Goals and Objectives
Classification Systems
Rules for Writing
Validating and Determining Priority of Instructional Goals and Objectives
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Website
Multimedia265
Endnotes
Selecting and Implementing Strategies of Instruction
Deciding on Instructional Strategies
Sources of Strategies
Styles of Teaching
Styles of Learning
Models of Teaching
Teaching Skills
Teaching: Art or Science?
Organizing for Instruction
Presentation of Instruction
Individualized Versus Group Instruction
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Multimedia
Podcast
Endnotes
Evaluevating Instruction
Assessing Instruction
An Era of Assessment
Stages of Planning for Evaluation
Norm-Referenced Measurement and Criterion-Referenced Measurement
Evaluation in Three Domains
Performance-Based Assessment
Assessment Initiatives from Beyond the Classroom
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Action Tool
Professional
Inquiry Kits
Websites
Multimedia
Endnotes
Evaluvating the Curricullam
Purposes and Problems of Curriculum Evaluation
Delimiting Evaluation
Evaluation Models
Eight Concepts of Curriculum Construction
Comprehensive Model
The Curriculum Model with Types of Evaluation
Standards for Evaluation
Summary
Questions for Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Multimedia
Endnotes
Curriculum Development: Technology in Curriculum and Instruction
Digital Curriculam
New Opportunities
Changing World
Current Trends
Computer-Based Assessments
Another Forum
Digital Citizenship
Summary
Questions For Discussion
Exercises
Websites
Online Resources
Endnotes
Curriculum Development: Issues in Curriculum Development
Current Curriculum Issues
Current Curriculum Issues
Improvements Needed for Curriculum Reform
Summary
Questions For Discussion
Exercises
Endnotes
Appendix Resources for Further Research
Bibliography
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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