Curriculum, design, and development

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980 - Architecture - 503 pages

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Contents

Preindustrial Europe
19
Questions
39
Justifying Curriculum
45
Merit of the Needs Approach
51
Forecasting and Curriculum Design
62
The Limitations of Armchair Needs Assessment
70
PRELIMINARY STEPS
77
Methods for Obtaining Data
84
The Professional Standpoint
259
Prerequisites
274
Types of Prerequisite
280
Pretests
285
Individual and Group Instruction
299
Only Variety Can Absorb Variety
321
A Cybernetic Perspective
335
Grouping Learners for Instruction
356

Addressing a Specific Problem
90
Conclusion
99
SPECIFYING
137
Activities
153
Designing Formal Tests
227
Achieving Balance in a Test
234
Alternatives to Conventional Items
240
Item Analysis
246
Grading
253
Logistics
369
Personnel
390
Validation and Implementation
409
Possibilities
449
Key to Chapter Questions
461
A Specimen Curriculum
469
Model of a Curriculum Design System
483
Index
491
Copyright

About the author (1980)

David Pratt is a member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and is a Professional Quantity Surveyor. He is currently the team Leader of the Civil Engineering Technology Department of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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