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Curriculum Development : A Guide to Practice - 5th edition

Curriculum Development : A Guide to Practice (ISBN10: 0132620987; ISBN13: 9780132620987)
ISBN13: 978-0132620987
ISBN10: 0132620987

Summary: Appropriate for graduate courses in Curriculum, Curriculum Development, and Curriculum Design.

This cutting-edge text is a classic for future administrators seeking to prepare graduate and undergraduate students for schools in the next century. Practical and applied, this text offers a sound curriculum and instruction base emphasizing the development of a total school program for grades K-12. The philosophical approach allows self-analysis by providing &qu
ot;decisions" throughout the book.

Features
  • Presents curriculum development from many different perspectives.
  • Encourages students to view curriculum development as an active, on-going process.
  • Contains a thorough review of the historical foundations of the field, a philosophical definition of curriculum planning, and an overview of the key issues involved at every level.
  • Explores the critical role of leadership in promoting change in schools and discusses the political nature of the process.
New To This Edition
  • NEW--Reflects the latest trends regarding technology, special education (inclusion), and legislation.
  • NEW--The latest research is integrated into topics and tools including: addressing instruction, elementary, middle, and secondary instruction, future directions, learning activities, references, suggested readings, figures and tables.
  • NEW--A comprehensive glossary.
...show more
Summary: Appropriate for graduate courses in Curriculum, Curriculum Development, and Curriculum Design.

This cutting-edge text is a classic for future administrators seeking to prepare graduate and undergraduate students for schools in the next century. Practical and applied, this text offers a sound curriculum and instruction base emphasizing the development of a total school program for grades K-12. The philosophical approach allows self-analysis by providing "decisions" throughout the book.

Features
  • Presents curriculum development from many different perspectives.
  • Encourages students to view curriculum development as an active, on-going process.
  • Contains a thorough review of the historical foundations of the field, a philosophical definition of curriculum planning, and an overview of the key issues involved at every level.
  • Explores the critical role of leadership in promoting change in schools and discusses the political nature of the process.
New To This Edition
  • NEW--Reflects the latest trends regarding technology, special education (inclusion), and legislation.
  • NEW--The latest research is integrated into topics and tools including: addressing instruction, elementary, middle, and secondary instruction, future directions, learning activities, references, suggested readings, figures and tables.
  • NEW--A comprehensive glossary.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 5TH 98
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Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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