Running head: CURRICULUM MODELS 1 Curriculum Models Name Institutional Affiliation
CURRICULUM MODELS 2 Curriculum Models The quality of planning and development of a program reflects its excellence in an institution. Curriculums are crucial in education, and its development can be challenging. The complexity may arise because of the absence or the inadequacy of a set of clear ideas for its planning and development. Curriculum planning is essential in the process of curriculum development because it addresses a range of issues that are crucial for the development of quality education systems. The method of planning should involve many people because no single curriculum can work for all schools. Nevertheless, some curriculum models have been developed by different individuals to guide the process of curriculum development. This paper discusses 5 of these models. Tyler’s Curriculum Model Tyler’s model was developed by Ralph Tyler. According to him, the lack of unmistakably defined purposes in educational programs is among the critical problems in education systems. This model of curriculum development is otherwise known as the objective model because of Tyler’s emphasis on the objectives, the learning experiences, and the outcomes. In this model, the goals of a curriculum should reflect the behavior to be developed as well as the field of content to be applied. Tyler highlights four principles of teaching with this model. They include
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- Summer '17