ERIC Number: ED217550
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Management Systems: Analysis and Definition.
Ramagli, Howard J., Jr.
Using a computer-assisted search of the literature, the author sought to identify and analyze documents concerning curriculum management systems for the purpose of developing a general description of a comprehensive curriculum management system model. The 12 documents identified in the search included definitional works and descriptions of operational models. The purposes of curriculum management systems discussed in the literature included decision-making, curriculum development and planning, and materials development. Among the characteristics determined to be essential to a comprehensive curriculum management system were that it be (1) non-specific as to curriculum; (2) ongoing; (3) applicable at various levels of the educational hierarchy, yet non-hierarchical in itself; (4) nonlinear and internally interactive; (5) stochastic in behavior; and (6) possessed of at least four operational components: needs assessment, planning and development, implementation, and evaluation. (Author/PGD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Curriculum Management
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, NY, March 19-23, 1982).