For undergraduate and graduate courses in Curriculum Development and/or Curriculum Planning. Defining curriculum broadly, as "what is taught in schools," this practical text arranges content around two major themes: 1) curriculum processes involve decision making by people who are guided by their beliefs and values about what students should learn; and, 2) curricular change occurs only after individuals have made internal transitions. Unlike its competition, this text painstakingly bridges curriculum theory to practice, exploring ways to develop curriculum, implement a curriculum plan, and assess a school's curriculum by applying chapter content to sample curriculum projects. Through accessible, jargon-free language and student-friendly pedagogy, the author shows both how practice informs theory and how use of theory helps educators engage in curriculum tasks appropriately.
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Sowell combines curriculum theory and practice in a comprehensive, integrative introduction. Coverage spans all major curriculum processes--development, classroom use, evaluation, etc.--emphasizing the importance of a clearly defined purpose of education as a first step in curriculum development or revision, and as a necessity for classroom use and evaluation.From the Back Cover:
Written with a broad-based approach to curriculum, this book includes processes of curriculum development, use, and evaluation. Clear descriptions of curriculum development processes. Provides a hands-on approach to needs assessment usable in any district. Shows how to implement a curriculum in school classrooms. Provide readable, down-to-earth information about curriculum evaluation. For Educators and school Administrators, including Principals, governing board members, and curriculum specialists.
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Book Description Pearson, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM PROCESSES, PRODUCTS, AND PERSONNEL. 1. Overview of Curriculum Processes and Products. 2. Curriculum Decision Making: Its Nature and Personnel. PART TWO: BASES FOR CURRICULUM PROCESSES. 3. Curriculum Organization. 4. Knowledge and Subject Matter. 5. Society and Culture. 6. Learners PART THREE: DEVELOPMENT, USE, AND EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL LEVEL CURRICULUM PROJECTS. 7. Introductions of Instructional Level Curriculum Projects. 8. Content for Instructional Level Curriculum Projects. 9. Creation of Instructional Level Outcomes Projects. 10. Implementation of Instructional Level Outcomes Projects. 11. Creation and Enactment of Instructional Level Experience Projects. 12. Curriculum Evaluation. Answers to Action Points. Appendix A: Curriculum Projects. Appendix B: The Program Evaluation Standards. Glossary. References. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131112910
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