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ERIC Number: ED171334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Shaping the Curriculum. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 25.
Cohen, Arthur M., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n25 Spr 1979
Members of the Council of Universities and Colleges present recommendations and practical strategies in the area of curriculum development in this monograph. Louis Bender discusses strategies for curriculum revision. James Wattenbarger and Sandra Scaggs relate organization theory to the process of curriculum change. Raymond Schultz and Carl Webb offer a curriculum evaluation model. Paul Starnes and Fred Wellman recount ways in which the various state agencies influence curricula. Several authors discuss the process of curriculum formation in the context of specific programs. Richard Richardson, Jr., Mike Svaco, and Stewart Rooth present a case study in career education. Sig Rislov shows how the community college president should talk with industrial leaders in order to better shape curriculum. Richard Rinehart describes the process of defining goals. Other authors consider ways of formulating plans for general education. James Hammons presents the results of a survey asking deans how they perceive general education. Walter Hunter offers arguments in favor of a competency-based general education program. Al Smith and Janette Martin argue for developing the integrated teaching of values. Arthur Cohen discusses issues in curriculum formation for the 1980's. Andrew Hill contributes an annotated bibliography. (Author)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, General Education, Guidelines, Needs Assessment, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 433 California Street, San Francisco, California 94104 ($5.95)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.