Category Archives: Education, Literacy, Language and Curriculum

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Curriculum Bridge a Gap between the Learner and the society – Essay form

Skilbeck (1976) suggests that it is valuable to regard the curriculum as a kind of bridge or mediation between the learner and contemporary culture. Critically discuss Silbeck’s assertion.  Curriculum should indeed be regarded as a kind of bridge or … Continue reading

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The Role of Formative and Summative and Summative Evaluation in Curriculum Development

What is the role of Formative and Summative Evaluations in the Curriculum Development Process?  The major stages in the curriculum development cycle used by most curriculum development centers in Africa include; policy decision, conceptualization, planning, developing of instructional materials, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Situational Analysis and needs assessment in the initial stages of curriculum development

reference Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). The Importance of Situational Analysis and needs assessment in the initial stages of curriculum development. An article for education. Situational analysis is the systematic process of analyzing the situation before the curriculum is developed effectively. … Continue reading

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Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). What is the significance of learning activities/experiences in the teaching and learning process. article

Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). What is the significance of learning activities/experiences in the teaching and learning process. article Ø Learning activities and experiences are the interaction and experiences between the learners and conditions within the external environment to which these … Continue reading

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Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). The objective and cyclical model of curriculum process, bringing out their distinctions.

reference Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). The objective and cyclical model of curriculum process, bringing out their distinctions.  A model is a simplified representation of complex reality, which enables us understand the process of curriculum development better. A model represents … Continue reading

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Mkandawire Benson (2010) THE ROLE OF ORAL LANGUAGE IN SUPPORTING LITERACY AND LANGUAGE GROWTH. Essay form paper

Reference Mkandawire Benson (2010) THE ROLE OF ORAL LANGUAGE IN SUPPORTING LITERACY AND LANGUAGE GROWTH. Essay form paper 1. Introduction The principle aim of this paper is to discuss how oral language supports the development of phonological and phonemic awareness, … Continue reading

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Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). What does Hilda Taba mean when she claims that decisions to the fundamental curriculum elements should be made according to valid criteria.

Reference Mkandawire Benson Sitwe (2010). What does Hilda Taba mean when she claims that decisions to the fundamental curriculum elements should be made according to valid criteria. o Fundamental curriculum elements refer to very important aspects which hold a central … Continue reading

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