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Curriculum Theory

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This course examines historical and current theories of curriculum. With a foundation in the major theorist and tenets of their theories, learners analyze curriculum for evidence of the various theories, investigate implications of the theories for educational programming, and interpret the interaction of these theories with public policy.

Course Competencies


  • Describe major curriculum theories and their historical foundations
  • Explain how societal, political, and economic forces influence the field of curriculum
  • Evaluate contemporary curriculum artifacts for theoretical and societal issues, influences, and ramifications


This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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