Curriculum : The Fulfillment Of An Integrated Curriculum Through Doll 's Lens Essay

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Curriculum in Higher Education

The main focus of this paper is to shed some lights on concept of curriculum through two aspects: the fulfillment of an integrated curriculum through Doll 's lens as well as the importance of involving stakeholders in the development of curriculum. Learner centered curriculum is the initial aspect to be examined because of its significance. “In my perspective, curriculum is an academic program which is implemented by educational institutions as a plan for students. It involves courses that are necessary for the development of learning. The importance of curriculum lies in the fact that it is established for students to be aware of what they are supposed to cover and what is expected from them to learn from the course proposed” (Wahba, 2016). Honestly speaking, my perspective about the definition and importance of curriculum has been changed as I thought that it is established for students to be acquainted with the courses they are supposed to cover and what is expected and required from them to learn from the proposed courses only, but I found out that curriculum 's significance has more expanded dimensions. After getting exposed to some theories and getting involved in a rich discussion conducted by my professor in one of the classes of the Holistic Institutional & Individual Development in Higher Education course, I started to change my view and assumptions about the way curriculum should be addressed and new aspects

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