Saylor-Alexander-Lewis Curriculum Development Model’s four stages are selection of goals, curriculum design, curriculum implementation & curriculum evaluation.
Curriculum development problems include understaffing, lack of expertise, absence of mechanism, lack of research, and inadequate participation of stakeholders.
Need analysis refers to the the analysis of the learner and the society such as learners’ capacity and ability, aptitudes and potential for learning, motivation, needs, interests and values as well as society’s orientation to nurturing or using the individual gainfully. It also provides a framework of assumptions about emotional, political, cultural, religious and geographical […]
The elements of curriculum would guarantee the success of a curriculum. The elements of curriculum are: objectives, content or subject matter, methods or learning experiences and evaluation.
Hilda Taba (7 December 1902 – 6 July 1967) was an architect, a curriculum theorist, a curriculum reformer, and a teacher educator. She wrote many books, especially in education, including The Dynamic of Education (1932), Adolescent Character and Personality (1949), School Culture: Studies of Participation and Leadership(1955), Action Research: A case study(1957), Curriculum Development and […]
Teaching and Instruction are being used interchangeably by many educators these days. Teachers are often called instructors supposing that their job is to instruct, to give knowledge or instructions. However, there is subtle difference between teaching and instruction. Teaching Teaching is more complex in nature. When we talk about teaching, we are dealing with different […]
SOLO or Bloom? What to prefer? Whether you prefer SOLO or Bloom’s doesn’t matter. What does make a difference is the deliberate and accurate alignment
John Biggs and Kevin Collins (1982) developed the SOLO (Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes) taxonomy as a systematic way of describing how a learner’s performance grows in complexity when learning different subjects or mastering tasks. SOLO Taxonomy provides a simple, reliable and robust model for three levels of understanding i.e. Surface level, Deep level and Conceptual […]