Monthly Archives: March 2012

Chilufya .C. Mabbanti (2012) Explain with examples from your teaching subject why situation analysis and needs assesment are important initial stages in the curriculum development rather than starting with the curriculum intent. tutorial presentation essay in curriculum studies at the university of Zambia.

The word curriculum derives from the Latin currere meaning ‘to run’. This implies that one of the functions of a curriculum is to provide a template or design which enables learning to take place. Curricula usually defines the learning that … Continue reading

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Muchanga Andrew (2012). Explain how teacher in-service, effective use of time, use of appropriate teaching and learning resources and supervision can help bridge the gap between the intended curriculum and the achieved curriculum. Tutorial presentation for Curriculum studies at the University of Zambia

This presentation is tasked to explain how teacher in-service, effective use of time, use of appropriate teaching and leaning resources and supervision can help to bridge the gap between the intended curriculum and the achieved curriculum. The term curriculum is … Continue reading

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Muyatwa Mwiya and Dennis Mtonga (2012) Describe the objective and cyclical models of curriculum process, bringing out their distinctions. Tutorial presentation Essay in Curriculum Studies at the University of Zambia.

Introduction Curriculum development process is a vital activity in the achievement of the educational goals on both the learners and the teachers. For years, the curriculum has never been the same but has kept changing depending on the factors that … Continue reading

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Chansa Esther M and Mtonga Fwachi (2012) What does Hilda Taba mean when she claims that decisions on the fundamental curriculum elements should be made according to the valid criteria? Explain with relevant examples. Tutorial presentation Essay in Curriculum Studies at the University of Zambia.

Fundamental curriculum elements refer to very important aspects which hold a central place in curriculum development. When Hilda talks about valid criteria, she refers to a standard that is expected to be followed when developing a curriculum which is defined … Continue reading

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