This is a book for teachers and people who help teachers, such as writers and editors of curriculum materials. It applies to all kinds of teachingsecular and religiousby both professionals and volunteers. It tells how to plan and how to evaluate results.
The book has some interesting and helpful features. It is designed for effective self-study, but it is equally usable in class situations. The reader is guided through a careful, step-by-step process that provides frequent check points to verify and reinforce learning. Cartoon-style pictures present concepts visullay, adding a refreshingly light touch. Content is serious, but presentation is concise and clear.
|Publisher:||Wipf & Stock Publishers|
|Edition description:||Teachers G|
|Product dimensions:||(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)|
About the Author
When LifeWay Christian Resources awarded LeRoy Ford the title, "Father of Interactive Writing for Southern Baptists," Ford quipped, "At my age, I should be the great-grandfather instead of the father." Ford has done extensive work in the development of curriculum designs and plans in theological education. His book A Manual for Curriculum Design in Theological Education: A Learning Outcomes Focus, was the first publication of its kind.
He has led teaching and curriculum design workshops in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Columbia, Venezuala, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and in seminaries, Bible schools, and denominational organizations in the United States. Author of fifteen books on learning theory and methods, Ford developed a cartooned-writing technique for a series of books on instruction methodology. While professor in the Foundations of Education Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, For taught curriculum design, curriculum writing, and principles of teaching.