DefiningCurriculumTerms final.docx - Running head DEFINING CURRICULUM TERMS Defining Curriculum Terms Tonia Stinson University of Phoenix Curriculum

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Running head: DEFINING CURRICULUM TERMS1Defining Curriculum TermsTonia StinsonUniversity of PhoenixCurriculum DesignCUR/721Dr. Jim Chambers
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DEFINING CURRICULUM TERMS2Defining Curriculum Terms Curriculum design is valuable to education, knowing how to design new curriculum is vital to positive outcomes for students, instructors, and the organization. For this paper I have identified 15 terms relating to curriculum development and delivery obtained from the readings in CUR/721. This paper will explain why I have chosen these 15 terms, why they are important, and how these terms are used in curriculum design. Curriculum DesignCurriculum design is a term to describe a systematic way for institutions to plan the way they deliver valuable content. The goal of curriculum design is to end with great student outcomes. Curriculum design identifies what will be delivered to students, how content will be delivered, who will deliver the content, and when that content will be delivered. Curriculum design is a moving part, always changing and developing ( Ornstein, & Hunkins,2013). Contemporary CurriculumThis is defined as a student’s learning experience in life. Contemporary curriculum allows the student to learn through life experiences as well as from a text book. I chose this term so I could be certain of its meaning when discussing curriculum design.Contemporary curriculum can be used in curriculum design in ways that the student can utilize all strategies of education through life experiences. This avenue is developed with four essential qualities, learning skills, the personal approach, strong interaction between student and educator, and direct, face to face feedback (Ornstein, & Hunkins, 2013). EducationThe terminology can be skewed if not defined appropriately where curriculum design is concerned. Education has a definition all its own, it is defined as the process of receiving or
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