What is a model of curriculum development?

What is a model of curriculum development?

A model is a format for curriculum design developed to meet unique needs, contexts, and/or purposes. In order to address these goals, curriculum developers design, reconfigure, or rearrange one or more key curriculum components.

What are the five curriculum models?

Curriculum models have five areas they define:

  • Focus- subject or student. Where is the emphasis?
  • Approach – traditional or modern. What type of instruction will be used?
  • Content – topic based or content based. How will units or strands be written?
  • Process – formative or summative.
  • Structure – system, linear or cyclical.

What is the difference between Tyler and Taba model?

Tyler’s and Taba’s models are both linear in design. Tyler’s model is deductive and Taba’s is inductive. While Taba’s model is more student friendly and is less time consuming, integrates standards and structure.

What are the models of curriculum planning?

There are different models of curriculum planning producing various modes of teaching which address different learning styles. Modes of instruction include lectures, practice drills, directed questioning, discussions, simulations, problem solving and independent study.

What is the process model of curriculum?

The process model emphasizes intention. It focuses on how things happen in the learning. This method is more open-ended and considers thoughts, feelings, and actions. Curriculum focusing on the process model emphasizes how students are learning, what their thinking is and how it will impact future learning.

What is a curriculum model?


  • 1940: Plan for learning (study)
  • What is curriculum?
  • What is design curriculum?

    Curriculum design is a term used to describe the purposeful, deliberate, and systematic organization of curriculum (instructional blocks) within a class or course. In other words, it is a way for teachers to plan instruction.