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ERIC Number: ED170260
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct-28
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Some Thoughts About Curriculum Development.
Mayor, John
Based on experiences gained through involvement with three curriculum development projects, one relating to an elementary science curriculum and the other two relating to junior high school mathematics, the following recommendations are presented: (1) financial support from an outside agency, public or private, makes boldness more probable in curriculum development; (2) curriculum development is an important kind of educational research highly appropriate for the National Institute of Education (NIE) to support; (3) curriculum development of the future should have several types of sources of support and of sponsoring agencies; (4) first priority should be given to teams of scholars and teachers and to interdisciplinary projects; and (5) NIE should support research, development, and implementation in a 50-30-20 ratio, respectively. (Author/DS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Task Force on Curriculum Development.
Authoring Institution: N/A