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ERIC Number: ED251958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
Leadership in Curriculum Development (A Collection of Essays).
Ediger, Marlow
In this collection of essays, a wide range of issues relevant to curriculum development are explored and problem-solving suggestions are offered. The ten selections discuss the following topics: (1) deficiencies in administrators' human relations skills that may hinder democratic decision-making; (2) inservice techniques and philosophical guidelines for incorporating democratic values in the social studies curriculum and instruction, and for teaching students such values; (3) types of student experiences and abilities that curriculum development should foster, and related options in teaching technique; (4) the value of inservice teacher education, common problems that inservice should address, and creating flexible inservice programs; (5) model learning objectives, both subject- and skill-centered; (6) the uses of educational media, differentiated staffing, inductive teaching methods, appropriate depth or breadth of teaching, and teacher accountability measures, to improve learning; (7) how to avoid discipline problems by motivating students, and ways to discipline students when necessary; (8) the implications of various educational reform proposals; (9) current issues in educational administration and policy; and (10) issues to consider when evaluating curriculum and learning activities. (MCG)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A