Curriculum Theory and Development

EDUC621 – 3 credits

Examination of theoretical frameworks for the development of curriculum for specific professional applications in the P-12 schools. Focus on critical exploration of identities, values, and beliefs in relation to the professional role of curriculum designer. Professional mentoring for individualized curriculum design that addresses developmentally appropriate content, state and national standards. Prerequisite: EDUC 611 Contemporary Issues and Effective Schools or permission of instructor.