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Design And Process Of Curriculum Development

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Development of curriculum for programs in higher education settings are examined. This course focuses on curriculum planning and design, as well as development of individual courses and their relationship to program mission, objectives, and outcomes.

This graduate-level course is 6 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: 6 weeks

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    Strategies for Curriculum Revision

    • Analyze the reasons for change in curriculum design.
    • Elaborate how curriculum redesign relates to population-based learning needs.

    Definitions of Curriculum

    • Analyze various definitions of curriculum.

    History and Foundations of Curriculum

    • Analyze issues and trends in curriculum planning and design.
    • Evaluate the impact of regulatory and accrediting agencies on curriculum design.

    Impact of Philosophy/Learning Theories on Curriculum Development and Design

    • Describe the importance of learning theories in curriculum planning and design.
    • Analyze basic educational beliefs and values and their curricular implications.
    • Describe various learning theories and their influence on curriculum planning and design.

    Curriculum Design

    • Design curricular objectives and outcomes.
    • Describe the importance of the major components of curriculum development and design.
    • Identify the organizational factors involved in curriculum planning.

    Course Development

    • Describe the importance of the major components of curriculum development and design.
    • Describe the interrelationships between program outcomes and course development.

    Curriculum-Based Outcomes

    • Identify the roles of educators and external groups in the curriculum implementation process.
    • Develop outcomes to determine competency at different levels of higher education.
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