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Developing the Curriculum

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ISBN-10: 0205412599

ISBN-13: 9780205412594

Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter F. Oliva

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This highly readable, practical text guides students step-by-step through the process of curriculum development, providing a solid foundation of key models and concepts. Developing the Curriculum, Sixth Edition, is full of references to classic and current curriculum writings, providing 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. Features: bull; bull;Up-to-date coverage reflects today's best practices and current trends in current development. bull;Actual…    
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Book details

List price: $132.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/8/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Most chapters conclude with
Questions for Discussion
ldquo;Supplementary Exercises,rdquo; and ldquo;Bibliographyldquo;
The Curriculum: Theoretical Dimensions
Curriculum and Instruction Defined
Conceptions of Curriculum
Relationships Between Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum as a Discipline
Curriculum Practitioners
Principles of Curriculum Development
Clarification of Terms
Types of Curriculum Developers
Sources of Curriculum Principles
Types of Principles
Ten Axioms
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
Curriculum Planning: The Human Dimension
The School as a Unique Blend
The Cast of Players
The Curriculum Leader and Group Process
Curriculum Development; Components Of The Process
Models for Curriculum Development
Selecting Models
Models of Curriculum Development
Philosophy and Aims of Education
Using the Proposed Model
Aims of Education
Philosophies of Education
Formulating a Philosophy
Examples of School Philosophies
Needs Assessment
Categories of Needs
Needs of Students: Levels
Needs of Students: Types
Needs of Society: Levels
Needs of Society: Types
Conducting a Needs Assessment
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
Organizing and Implementing the Curriculum
Necessary Decisions
Where We've Been: Curriculum Past
Where We Are: Curriculum Present
Where We're Going: Curriculum Future
Looking Further Ahead
Public and Private Enrollments
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
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
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
Evaluating the Curriculum
Purposes and Problems of Curriculum Evaluation
Delimiting Evaluation
Evaluation Models
Eight Concepts
Curriculum Development: Products And Issues
Curriculum Products
Tangible Products
Curriculum Guides, Courses of Study, Syllabi
Resource Unit
Sources of Curriculum Materials
Issues in Curriculum Development
Current Curriculum Issues