REFLECTION OF PRAGMATIC TRENDS
by AUDEEN ALLMAN, K.O. KOPP and DAVID ZUFELT
1st ed., July 1980, 231 pages, $19.95
The authors stress the need to consider environmental and societal
forces in order to develop curricula that reflect future trends.
The text also emphasizes ways in which appropriate persons outside
the school can be involved in curriculum development. Each chapter
is concluded with a summary, major themes, student encounters
which highlight subject content, and selected supplementary reading.
Flow charts and diagrams illustrate curriculum model components.
The text also includes sample assessment forms and analyzes data
relative to the curriculum development process.
Changing Curriculum Patterns.
Chapter 2: Issues Affecting the Development of Curriculum.
Chapter 3: Curriculum Development Through Options.
Chapter 4: Current Organizational Patterns for Learning.
Chapter 5: Curriculum and the Reality of Societal Forces.
Chapter 6: Coping with the Realities of Curriculum Change.
Chapter 7: The Process of Curriculum Writing.
Chapter 8: Implementation of the Change Model.
Chapter 9: A Look into the Future.
A: Educational Needs Assessment Survey.
Appendix B: Results of Educational Needs Assessment Survey.
Appendix C: Objectives
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Audeen Allman is an Associate Professor of Education
Administration at Texas Southern University in Houston. She
has taught at Texas Southern for 20 years. During this time
she has served as a visiting professor at the University of
Nebraska, a visiting lecturer at Texas A&I University, and
as an adjunct professor for Walden University. Audean received
her B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of Houston and her Ed.D.
from the University of Nebraska.
Kopp is Professor and Director for the Center for Curriculum
and Instruction at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He
has taught at the University of Nebraska for 30 years and has
also served with many Elementary Education organizations. Before
coming to Nebraska, he was Professor of Education and Director
of the Laboratory School at State University Teachers College
in Potsdam, New York. He has also published numerous books and
Zufelt is Professor of Education at Texas A&I University.