Tyler, Ralph W.

Basic principles of curriculum and instruction / Ralph W. Tyler ; with a foreword by Peter S. Hlebowitsh. - Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013. - xii, 128 p : ill. ; 22 cm.

What educational purposes should the school seek to attain? --
Studies of the learners themselves as a source of educational objectives --
Studies of contemporary life outside the school --
Suggestions about objectives from subject specialists --
The use of philosophy in selecting objectives --
The use of a psychology of learning in selecting objectives --
Stating objectives in a form to be helpful in selecting learning experiences and in guiding teaching --
How can learning experiences be selected which are likely to be useful in attaining these objectives? --
Meaning of the term "learning experience" --
General principles in selecting learning experiences --
Illustrations of the characteristics of learning experiences useful in attaining various types of objectives --
How can learning experiences be organized for effective instruction? --
What is meant by "organization" --
Criteria for effective organization --
Elements to be organized --
Organizing principles --
The organizing structure --
The process of planning a unit of organization --
How can the effectiveness of learning experiences be evaluated? --
The need for evaluation --
Basic notions regarding evaluation --
Evaluation procedures --
Using the results of evaluation --
Other values and uses of evaluation procedures --
How a school or college staff may work on curriculum building. Table of contents

Presents the concept that curriculum should be dynamic, a program under constant evaluation and revision. This book shows how educators can approach curriculum planning, studying progress and Read more...



9780226086507

2013013650


Education, Secondary--Curricula.
Education--Curricula.
Education--Aims and objectives.

LB1628 / .T94 2013

373.2 / TYB 2013

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