Curriculum Development

Curriculum Development : A Guide to Practice

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For courses in Curriculum Development, Planning and Evaluation.This comprehensive text offers thorough coverage of K-12 curriculum philosophy, curriculum planning, instruction, and curriculum design. Unlike other books in this area, Curriculum Development offers separate chapters on developing curriculum in the elementary, middle, and secondary more

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  • Hardback | 365 pages
  • 199.1 x 242.8 x 22.4mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130893471
  • 9780130893475

About Jon W. Wiles

Jon Wiles is a professor of education at the University of North Florida at Jacksonville and Joseph Bondi is a professor of education at the University of South Florida at Tampa. Both received their doctoral degrees from the University of Florida and they have served in various educational roles-as teachers, school and college administrators, and researchers. Their consulting firm of Wiles, Bondi, and Associates has conducted practice in forty states and ten foreign countries. In addition to Curriculum Development: A Guide to Practice, Sixth Edition, Jon Wiles and Joseph Bondi have coauthored a number of other education books, including Curriculum Planning: A New Approach (1974), Supervision: A Guide to Practice, Fifth Edition (Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2000), The New American Middle School: Educating Preadolescents in an Era of Change (Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2001), Practical Politics for School Administrators (1981), Principles of School Administration (1983), and The School Board Primer (1985).show more

Table of contents

I. THE CHANGING NATURE OF CURRICULUM. 1. Curriculum in an Age of Technology. 2. Curriculum in the New Era. II. THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF CURRICULUM. 3. The Role of Philosophy in Curriculum Planning. 4. Basic Tasks of Curriculum Development. 5. Curriculum Management Planning. III. INSTRUCTIONAL CONCERNS. 6. Instruction in a Technological Era. 7. Elementary School Programs and Issues. 8. Middle School Programs and Issues. 9. Secondary School Programs and Issues. 10. Curriculum Design Alternatives. Appendices. Glossary. more

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