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Dunn, Phillip C. – Arts Education Policy Review, 1995
Asserts that the general educational curriculum tends to be fragmented and compartmentalized and that this situation would be improved by curriculum integration. Argues that an interdisciplinary arts approach would require new teacher attitudes and instructional strategies. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Teachers, Cultural Enrichment
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Crocker, Deborah A. – AMATYC Review, 1990
This article traces some of the events leading up to the call for reform, differing aspects of the suggested reform, steps taken, and possible future directions for the reform of calculus instruction. (CW)
Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement
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Neu, Regina E. – School Arts, 1990
Emphasizes the need to improve the quality and quantity of arts education programing in public schools. Suggests ways to improve preservice and inservice teacher programs in the collaborative arts. Existing programs stress that the arts are interrelated components with many possibilities for collaboration. Institutions with interdisciplinary arts…
Descriptors: Art, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Explains the rationale, program specifics and initiatives for the preparation and development of staff, curriculum, instructional support, and research for science education in the United States. Includes total program cost for each. (RT)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Development, Education Service Centers, Educational Research
Quansah, Kofi B. – 1983
This course supplies an historical overview of forces and factors which have led to changes in African educational philosophy and planning. Most landmarks in African education have been established by some important international conferences on education (held in developing nations), a number of which are discussed in the course. The course is…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African History, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development
Sachsenmeier, Peter – 1983
This training course module on curriculum development is divided into five units: (1) basic curriculum questions; (2) formulation of educational objectives; (3) translating national goals into educational programs; (4) determination of learning needs; and (5) the organization of areas of knowledge in the curriculum. For each unit the learning…
Descriptors: Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Developing Nations
Dioh, Sylvester N.; Standa, Everett M. – 1983
This course book provides a broad view of the theoretical aspects of instructional media. It is designed to acquaint students with the variety of instructional media that are available, from the simple to the more complex, and their uses in the educational system. The course's purpose is to develop the knowledge and skills which a curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Media, Educational Objectives
Dekkers, John; And Others – 1983
The Science and Mathematics Education Centre (SMEC) was established in 1979 in the Division of Engineering and Science at Western Australian Institute of Technology. The establishment of an autonomous SMEC, physically located in a science/mathematics environment, is helping to bridge the gap between secondary science/mathematics teachers and…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Education Service Centers, Educational Research
Robinson, Bill – 1985
An English scientific language course developed for the professional communications engineering program at the University of Technology of Papua New Guinea was designed to incorporate some of the principles of language across the curriculum and to accompany an introductory electronics course. The language and subject area courses are taught in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Communications, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
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Bouthyette, Pierre-Yves – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1992
This article highlights the structure of a college horticulture course designed for students with nonscience majors. With an underlying emphasis that science is the manifestation of a basic human need to explain, the course outline illustrates the primary goal of developing and maintaining students' motivation for learning contemporary scientific…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Banks, James A. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1995
Contends that 1960 and 1970 social studies projects reflected institutionalized mainstream academic knowledge in the social sciences. Calls for closing the gap between transformational knowledge and the teaching of social studies in public schools. (CFR)
Descriptors: Blacks, Cognitive Processes, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
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Roucher, Nancy; Lovano-Kerr, Jessie – Arts Education Policy Review, 1995
Maintains that educational theorists have long advocated integrated, multidisciplinary curriculum development and instruction. Argues that the arts must maintain their integrity in the curriculum and be taught for their own sake, rather than serving as aids to instruction in other disciplines. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Gates, J. Terry – Arts Education Policy Review, 1995
Lists and discusses four methods to improve teacher education. Maintains that artistic skill and the desire to be a teacher are necessary but not sufficient attributes for a teaching career. Presents a five-stage development process for effective arts teacher education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Farmer, Rod – New England Journal of History, 1994
Asserts that U.S. schools and universities are in a war over multicultural education. Presents a definition of multicultural education that emphasizes learning about the self as well as others. Contends that a broad interpretation of multicultural education would be a first step toward ending the unnecessary war over this issue. (CFR)
Descriptors: Blacks, Citizenship Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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Jones, Arnita A. – OAH Magazine of History, 1995
Asserts that professors of U.S. history have an important stake in the publication of standards for teaching history in the public schools. Discusses the development of the standards and controversies that emerged. Concludes that college historians will benefit if the voluntary standards are implemented. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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