According to the Lt. Governor's Commission on Higher Education & Economic Growth report, December 2004, curriculum is defined as the courses offered by an educational institution or a set of courses constituting an area of specialization. Educators often extend this definition to include what is taught in those courses and how it is taught.
Curriculum is a term describing a book or collection of materials that plans out the school year for the parent, often including lesson plans, teacher's notes, worksheets, tests, and answers.(1) Technically, a curriculum refers to enough material to cover all five key subject areas: Language Arts, Mathematics, science, Social Studies, and Bible for a given school year. An example of this would be the Alpha & Omega Lifepac Curriculum.(2) Curriculum can also be used to refer to enough material to cover a given subject for an entire school year. An example would be a resource containing enough material to teach second grade spelling.
A plan of learning outcomes and learning experiences incorporating objectives, structure, content, assessment in an organised sequence. Within National Training Packages, curriculum is not identified as such but curriculum elements may be included as part of the learning strategy component. www.curriculum.edu.au
The knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and values students are expected to learn from schooling; includes statement of expected student outcomes, descriptions of material and activities, and the planned sequence that will be used to help students acquire the expected outcomes. [ A-C] [ D-F] [ G-I] [ J-L] [ M-O] [ P-R] [ S-U] [ V-Z] [ Table Of Contents
Broadly understood as the subjects and materials to be taught by an educational institution; typically it is listed as a set of subjects, but also may include the learning experiences, skills, and abilities students are expected to learn.
A specific blueprint (framework) for learning that shows what is taught. It is a specific plan derived from content and performance standards, that is multidimensional and includes identified assessments, lessons, assignments and resources.
a series of courses as well as additional learning material that covers a body of knowledge needed for a tester to effectively fill a specialized role in the organization, such as automation engineer or test lead
A school curriculum is each school's programmes of teaching and learning. The national curriculum for all New Zealand schools is set out in the National Curriculum Statements. Decile The rating given to a school related to the economic and social factors of the local area. The Special Education Grant (SEG) for each school is worked out on this rating.
The subject areas, activities and experiences delivered by the school to promote pupils' development and to prepare them for adult life. The basic curriculum is made up of the National Curriculum together with religious education and sex education.
The process and substance of an educational program, comprising the purpose, design, conduct and evaluation of educational experiences. It gives shape to an institution's particular intellectual beliefs and aspirations, negotiated by faculty in light of their specialized knowledge and in the context of social expectation and students' needs, and manifested in a body of courses that present the knowledge, principals, values, and skills intended as consequences of an undergraduate education.
The skills, performances, attitudes, and values pupils are expected to learn from schooling: includes statements of desired pupil outcomes, descriptions of materials, and the planned sequence that will be used to help pupils attain the outcomes.
A curriculum is a formal educational plan based on results of a needs assessment, and including goals and objectives developed to meet the needs identified, educational activities through which the plan is implemented, and evaluation of the plan with feedback to provide continued improvement in the educational process.
The aggregate of courses of study given in a learning environment. The courses are arranged in a sequence to make learning a subject easier. In schools, a curriculum spans several grades, for example, the math curriculum. In business, it can run for days, weeks, months, or years. Learners enter it at various points depending on their job experience and the needs of the business.
Also called "Program of Studies". A set of required and elective courses designed to meet specific career or transfer goals, and leading to some degree or certificate upon successful completion. Curriculum descriptions typically lay out not only the list of courses required, but also the order in which some of them should (or must) be taken ( pre-requisites, and/or co-requisites).
A plan incorporationg a structured series of intended learning outcomes and associated learning experiences (i.e. objectives, content, intended learning outcomes, teaching methodology, recommended or prescribed assessment tasks, assessment and sequencing of what has to be learned, generally organised as a related combination of units, modules and elements).
The subject matter that is to be learned. A curriculum is usually described in terms of its scope and sequence. One might examine the curriculum of a special school, for example, to determine whether it matches the IEP of a student who had been recommended to go there.
The specifications for a course or subject which describes all the learning experiences a student undergoes, generally including objectives, content, intended learning outcomes, teaching methodology, recommended or prescribed assessment tasks, assessment exemplars etc (Knight and Nestor, 2000). Deep Learning Learning that emphasises the pursuit of meaning and understanding. Deep learners are intrinsically motivated to learn and the act of learning is itself rewarding. The major goal is to integrate new learning and ideas with existing understanding. In contrast, surface learners are primarily motivated to meet minimum task requirements and see learning as primarily a matter of reproducing information without any particular interest in its meaning (Knapper, 2001).
A plan of study including topics, texts and activities for each class, subject or grade for the school year. Department of Education (DOE) Branch of city government that determines policy for and oversees the vast New York City public school system, which is responsible for the education of 1.1 million students. The word "Department" replaced "Board" with the reorganization of the schools in 2003. That overhaul brought an end to decentralized rule of the schools and put control in the hands of the mayor instead. The Department is also known as Tweed, for its location in the refurbished Tweed Building near City Hall in Lower Manhattan. The Brooklyn offices of the defunct Board of Education on Livingston Street have largely been shuttered.
Quick Reference Chart Achieve.org Clearinghouse on Reading, English, & Communication Content Knowledge, Third Edition Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative Educational REALMS Federal Resources for Educational Excellence International Reading Association MarcoPolo National Council for the Social Studies National Council of Teachers of English National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Science Teachers Association No Child Left Behind Social Studies Development Center Standards and Accountability
The set of courses that, when finished successfully, can qualify a student for an academic degree. The curricula for all of RIT's degree programs have been registered with the New York State Education Department.
Curriculum is a term describing a particular course of study at the College, i.e., Accounting, Engineering Technology, Liberal Arts, Science Transfer. The terms "major" or "degree program" are often substituted for "curriculum".
Generally, a curriculum guides either one or both of the following: (1) delivery-- how knowledge is communicated between teacher and student or (2) content-- what knowledge is taught. At OCS, Classical Education is our special emphasis with Core Knowledge used for content and Direct Instruction for delivery.
A structured outline of learning organized into course(s) or work experiences that develops the knowledge and skills of learners. It is a comprehensive term that includes such elements as task analyses, competency profiles/charts, course outlines, learning/teaching objectives and lesson plans.
May be defined as a set of courses in an area of specialization offered by an educational institution. A curriculum for a pilot school usually includes courses for the various pilot certificates and ratings.
A predefined series of learning events designed to meet a specific goal, such as certifying in a particular area or achieving required job skills and knowledge. delivery Any method of providing education. Methods include instructor-led training, Web-based distance learning, online laboratories, CD-ROMs, interactive TV, videos, and books.
The custom set of learning outcome statements (LOS), readings, and problem sets for each level of the examination program. The content delivered in the curriculum is the sole source for examination questions. Learn more.
The overall teaching and learning program offered by an individual school.Â It includes all subjects and activities that students experience, not only in the classroom but also in after-school clubs or on school visits.Â When the word â€œcurriculumâ€ is preceded by the name of a school subject (e.g. science curriculum), it refers to anything that students are taught in and out of the classroom that relates to that subject.
is a plan incorporating a structured series of intended learning outcomes and associated learning experiences i.e. the objectives, structure , content, assessment and sequencing of what has to be learned. A curriculum is generally organised as a related combination or series of modules. Within Training Packages, curricula or similar materials can be developed and included as part of the learning strategy component, provided the learning outcomes reflect the industry competencies described in that Training Package.
The specifications for a course or subject ( module) that describe all the learning experiences a student undergoes, generally including objectives, content, intended learning outcomes, teaching methodology, recommended or prescribed assessment tasks, assessment exemplars, etc. See also Syllabus.
a rigorous, all-encompassing, overarching construct which contains every important element to which the children are to be exposed in their unfolding development toward adulthood and other-worldly existence
a simplistic and one-sided presentation on a complex area of law, delivered to children, many of whom are likely to lack the knowledge and sophistication to engage the instructors in productive discussion