The Foundation of Curriculum

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Curriculum Development & Evaluation * Dr. A. Asgari — Presentation Transcript • 1. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & EVALUATION Dr. Azadeh Asgari Foundations of Curriculum • 2. What is Curriculum? Any document or plan that exists in a school or school system that defines the work of teachers, at least to the extent of identifying the content to be taught student and the methods to be used in the process (English, 2000). The educative experiences learners have in an educational program. The purpose of which is to achieve broad goals and related specific objectives that have been developed within a framework of theory and research, past and present professional practice, and the changing needs of society (Parkay, 2006). • 3. Concept of…show more content…
Curriculum as a Discipline • 15. Foundations of Curriculum Foundations of Curriculum philosophy psychology sociology history These foundations have been used by curriculum design and development teams to decide on: - Goals of curriculum - Content - Organization of content - Teaching process • 16. Four Phases of Curriculum Process Design Phase Development Phase Implementation Phase Evaluation Phase Figure 1: Four Phases of Curriculum Process FEEDBACK LOOPS • 17. CURRICULUM DESIGN PHASE • 18. Curriculum Design Phase What abilities the students possess on entry into the course? What abilities they will acquire on leaving the course? (as indicated by the job analysis) THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN (a) and (b) IS THE GAP THAT MUST BE BRIDGED WHEN DESIGNING THE CURRICULUM • 19. Formulation of the OBJECTIVES of the curriculum Job analysis Identification of knowledge and skill requirements Formulation of programme objectives Specification of entering behavior Curriculum Design Phase • 20. Figure 2: Learning as a change in behavior Educational Process Student Input Entering Behavior Student Output Terminal Behavior • 21. Educational Objectives PREREQUISITES OBJECTIVE What the learner has to know before he starts the course What the learner measurably knows after successful completion of the course CHANGE IN THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE LEARNER Figure 3: Educational Objectives Course Description (content) • 22. Knowledge (intellectual) Cognitive Domain
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