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Titel:   Developing the Curriculum
Reihe:   Allyn & Bacon
Autor:   Peter F. Oliva
Verlag:   Pearson
Einband:   Hardcover
Auflage:   7
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   608
Erschienen:   Februar 2008
ISBN13:   9780205593507
ISBN10:   0-20559-350-X
Status:   Der Titel ist leider nicht mehr lieferbar. Sorry, This title is no longer available. Malheureusement ce titre est épuisé.
 
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9780132888059 Developing the Curriculum:International Edition 8 Softcover 04.2012
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Developing the Curriculum

Description

This practical text guides students step-by-step through the process of curriculum development, providing a solid foundation of key models, concepts, and issues pertaining to curriculum today.

 

Developing the Curriculum, Seventh Edition, is full of references to classic and contemporary curriculum works, 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.  Each chapter provides objectives, exercises, and end of chapter questions, giving students the opportunity to critically analyze and review key concepts and strategies.  With website references throughout and resources for curriculum developers in convenient appendixes, students will find this book a resource to keep throughout their careers in education and administration.


Features

  • Website references interspersed throughout help teachers locate curriculum resources easily.
  • Up-to-date coverage reflects today's best practices and current trends in curriculum development.
  • Each chapter provides objectives, exercises, and end-of chapter questions, giving students the opportunity to critically analyze and review key concepts and strategies beyond the classroom.
  • Extensive bibliographies enable students to conduct research on chapter topics effectively.
  • Resources for curriculum developers are conveniently listed in the appendices, including professional journals and national and regional research centers.
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New to this Edition

  • Thorough updating to reflect changes that have taken place since the previous edition was published, includes mention of smaller learning communities, change in the status of some middle schools, and online instruction in Chapter 9; recent National Assessment of Educational Progress and international assessments in Chapter 12; current material on Standards and Assessment and in Chapter 15; and updated content on measurement in Chapter 12.
  • Completely revamped Issues in Curriculum Development chapter (Ch 15) focuses on the twelve most important issues related to schooling and curriculum development and includes updated information on vouchers, charter schools, and home-schooling.
  • Greater attention to technology in education, especially in Chapters 9 and 11, and in references as well as pertinent websites at end of chapter throughout the text  provide future curriculum leaders with the information they need to stay abreast of contemporary resources and modes of teaching.
  • Updated discussion of the impact of No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)and frequent references to NCLB, especially in Chapters 6, 9, 12, and 15 provide the background needed about today's school environment.
  • An updated Appendix of Resources for Further Research, including Curriculum Journals, change in ERIC, change in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, Internet Resources in Education, Regional Educational Laboratory Program, and Research and Development Centers, provides curriculum developers with the most current resources and references to apply to their work.
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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

 

 

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Back Cover

Up-to-date information for today's curriculum workers

 

This practical text guides students step-by-step through the process of curriculum development, providing a solid foundation of key models, concepts, and issues pertaining to curriculum today.

 

Developing the Curriculum, Seventh Edition, is full of references to classic and contemporary curriculum works, 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.  Each chapter provides objectives, exercises, and end of chapter questions, giving students the opportunity to critically analyze and review key concepts and strategies.  With website references throughout and resources for curriculum developers in convenient appendixes, students will find this book a resource to keep throughout their careers in education and administration.

 

New features for the seventh edition:

  • Thorough discussion of the No Child Left Behind Act, providing critical background on curriculum and teaching today.
  • Updated content throughout reflects recent broad changes in education, including smaller learning communities and changes in some middle schools' status (Ch. 9), measurement (Ch. 12), and standards and assessment (Ch. 15).
  • A completely revamped Issues in Curriculum Development chapter (Ch. 15) focuses on the twelve most important issues related to schooling and curriculum development and includes updated information on vouchers, charter schools, and home-schooling.
  • Greater attention to technology, especially in Chapters 9 and 11, provides the information educators and administrators need to stay abreast of contemporary resources and modes of teaching.

 

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