Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers / Edition 5

Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers / Edition 5

by George J. Posner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801317800

ISBN-13: 9780801317804

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

The authors has written a book that bridges theory and practice in curriculum development. This book is field-tested providing educators with invaluable concepts and skills for planning effective courses. Course Design offers features such as exercises, representative examples, a glossary of terms, bibliographic references, as well as…  See more details below

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The authors has written a book that bridges theory and practice in curriculum development. This book is field-tested providing educators with invaluable concepts and skills for planning effective courses. Course Design offers features such as exercises, representative examples, a glossary of terms, bibliographic references, as well as sample course designs completed by other students. The step-by-step process of actually designing a course makes this book a unique approach to learning curriculum development skills. There is a greater emphasis on planning curriculum for diverse populations. This book explores a narrative approach to curriculum development. For teachers, future teachers, or educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801317804
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Preface
Ch. 1Getting Oriented1
Ch. 2Setting a Direction21
Ch. 3Developing a Course Rationale63
Ch. 4Refining Intended Learning Outcomes79
Ch. 5Forming Units of the Course105
Ch. 6Organizing the Course's Units133
Ch. 7Developing General Teaching Strategies157
Ch. 8Planning a Course Evaluation185
Epilogue209
Appendix AColonial America: Social Studies Curriculum for Grade 5211
Appendix BA Survey of Western Art229
Appendix CImmigration: A Social Studies Unit for Sixth Graders249
Appendix DA Metric Measurement Unit for Grades One and Two267
Evaluation of High-Priority Intended Learning Outcomes282
Glossary285
Selected Bibliography289
Index293

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