Educational Curricula

Educational Curricula

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In formal education, a curriculum (plural curricula) is the set of courses, and their content, offered at a school or university. As an idea, curriculum stems from the Latin word for race course, referring to the course of deeds and experiences through which children grow and mature in becoming adults. Crucial to the curriculum is the definition of the course objectives that usually are expressed as learning outcomes and normally include the program's assessment strategy. These outcomes and assessments are grouped as units (or modules), and, therefore, the curriculum comprises a collection of such units, each, in turn, comprising a specialised, specific part of the curriculum. So, a typical curriculum includes communications, numeracy, information technology, and social skills units, with specific, specialised teaching of each. This book presents research on educational curricula from around the world.MATHEMATICS. EDUCATION. FOR. EXAMPLE. Shlomo. Vinner. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer - Sheva, Israel ... In this paper, an attempt is made to suggest some educational goals which are different than the academicanbsp;...

Title:Educational Curricula
Author:Jennifer N. Casey
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2008


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