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ERIC Number: ED513964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov-25
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
Psychological Approaches to Learner Centered Curriculum in Kerala
Nath, Baiju K.; Sajitha, P. S.
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The major curricular innovations that have taken place in Kerala secondary education system in recent years is so revolutionary. This paper examines the basic psychological theories of the learner centered curriculum of school education in the state of Kerala. Initially the curriculum was based on the principles of behaviorism. The curriculum then revised in the light of social constructivism, and further incorporated the principles of Critical pedagogy. The Curriculum at this stage is designated as Issue based curriculum, where social issues are the backbone. Eight social issues were identified and curriculum was developed in a critical approach to social issues relevant in a global setup.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India