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Number:ED554
Name:Trends in Curriculum Development
Description:This course examines problems and issues of curriculum development common to all content areas and educational levels. It is designed to provide opportunities to acquire concepts and skills that may be applied to the curriculum development process in local schools.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Students will be able to explain and interpret approaches to curriculum theory and practice.
Students will be able to analyze the political, social and cultural factors that influence curricula.
Students will be able to examine the values, beliefs, and assumptions that guide and inform their own curricular decison making.
Students will be able to standards-based education and what this means for curriculum.
Students will be able to identify resources available to assist in curriculum development and implementation.
Students will be able to acquire the practical skills for applying course concepts in their classroom and school system.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 BEST PRACTICE 9780325043548 ZEMELMAN 4TH 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $40 $0 $0
S 2017 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN,EXPANDED 9781416600350 WIGGINS 2ND 05 ASCD LaBreck $0 $27 $0
S 2017 PATHWAYS TO COMMON CORE 9780325043555 CALKINS 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $27 $0
F 2015 PATHWAYS TO COMMON CORE 9780325043555 CALKINS 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $27 $0
F 2015 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN-EXPANDED 9780131950849 WIGGINS 2ND 06 PEARSON LaBreck $0 $28 $0
F 2015 BEST PRACTICE 9780325043548 ZEMELMAN 4TH 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $30 $0
U 2015 BEST PRACTICE 9780325043548 ZEMELMAN 4TH 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $30 $0
U 2015 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN-EXPANDED 9780131950849 WIGGINS 2ND 06 PEARSON LaBreck $0 $28 $0
U 2015 PATHWAYS TO COMMON CORE 9780325043555 CALKINS 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $27 $0
V 2015 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN-EXPANDED 9780131950849 WIGGINS 2ND 06 PEARSON LaBreck $0 $28 $0
V 2015 BEST PRACTICE 9780325043548 ZEMELMAN 4TH 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $30 $0
V 2015 PATHWAYS TO COMMON CORE 9780325043555 CALKINS 12 HEINEMANN LaBreck $0 $27 $0
F 2013 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN-EXPANDED 9780131950849 WIGGINS 2ND 06 LaBreck $0 $0 $0
F 2013 BEST PRACTICES IN WRITING INSTRUCTION 9781462510085 GRAHAM 2ND 13 LaBreck $0 $0 $0
F 2013 PATHWAYS TO COMMON CORE 9780325043555 CALKINS 12 LaBreck $0 $0 $0
F 2012 Understanding by Design - Expanded 978-0-13-195084-9 Wiggins, Grant / McT 2ND 06 Merrill Education/Prentic LaBreck $35 $26 $0
S 2011 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E 0-13-195084-3 WIGGINS PEARSON EDU LaBreck $42 $32
U 2010 LEARNING IN OVERDRIVE 1-55591-933-2 MITCHELL FULCRUM LaBreck $20 $15
U 2010 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E 0-13-195084-3 WIGGINS PH LaBreck $42 $32
F 2009 LEARNING IN OVERDRIVE 1-55591-933-2 MITCHELL FULCRUM PUBLISHING LaBreck $20 $15
F 2009 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E 0-13-195084-3 WIGGINS PEARSON EDUCATION LaBreck $42 $32
F 2009 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E 1-4166-0035-3 WIGGINS 2 ASSN F/SUPERVISION+CURR LaBreck $36 $27
S 2009 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E 0-13-195084-3 WIGGINS PEARSON EDUCATION LaBreck $37 $28
S 2008 LEARNING IN OVERDRIVE MITCHELL FUL002 LaBreck $20 $15
S 2008 UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN E WIGGINS PH LaBreck $37 $28
U 2007 Understanding by Design 1-41660-035-3 Wiggins 2 ASCD LaBreck $0 $0
U 2007 Learning in Overdrive 1-55591-933-2 Mitchell 1995 Fulcrum LaBreck $0 $0