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ERIC Number: ED500224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-11
Pages: 488
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-0426-1
Curriculum Leadership: Development and Implementation
Glatthorn, Allan A.; Boschee, Floyd; Whitehead, Bruce M.
SAGE Publications (CA)
This book is a resource written for educational leaders who want to successfully restructure and enhance curriculum in schools today. It provides innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, "Keys to Leadership" sections, curriculum tips, and "Challenge" sections with key issues and questions in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are strategies that arm administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. This book will help educational leaders who want to: (1) Define the concepts of curriculum; (2) Describe the contracting nature of curriculum components; (3) Analyze the hidden curriculum; and (4) Unfold ways to develop and implement curriculum. Contents include: Part 1, Foundations of Curriculum: (1) The Nature of Curriculum; (2) Curriculum History: The Perspective of the Past; (3) Curriculum Theory; (4) The Politics of Curriculum; Part 2, Curriculum Processes: (5) Curriculum Planning; (6) Improving the Program of Studies; (7) Improving a Field of Study; (8) Processes for Developing New Courses and Units; Part 3, Curriculum Management: (9) Supervising the Curriculum: Teachers and Materials; (10) Curriculum Implementation; (11) Aligning the Curriculum; (12) Curriculum Evaluation; and Part 4, Current Trends in the Curriculum: (13) Current Developments in the Subject Fields; (14) Curriculum Developments Across the Curriculum; and (15) Individualizing the Curriculum. Three appendixes are included: (1) Management and Monitoring Matrix; (2) Developing a Program Philosophy and Rationale Statement; and (3) Developing a Scope and Sequence, Program Goals, Objectives, Learning Outcomes, and Authentic Tasks. Preface, Epilogue, Author Index, Subject Index and Author Information are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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