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Developing the Curriculum (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership) 8th Edition

SESP 65730

July 13, 2017
Two types of preassessment are suggested:
a. one to determine if the content of the class was learned by the pupil and whether the
teachers needs to reteach the concepts
b. one to evaluate the pupils' possession of prerequisite knowledge and/or skills to begin
study of the new subject matter, and the other to determine whether pupils have already
mastered the subject matter to be presented
c. one to remedial action based on the data and to create a post test that will determine
student mastery of the subject matter that was presented
d. none of the above
The National Education Associations identification of moral and spiritual values
includes all except:
a. human personality
b. common sense
c. moral responsibility
d. gender equality
The academy discussed in this chapter was the creation of:
a. Robert Marzano
b. Benjamin Franklin
c. Ernest Boyer
d. Hyman Rickover
An additional element sometimes added to an instructional objective is:
a. expected behavior
b. a stability component
c. a behavioral condition
d. a mastery component
The state credited with the first American charter school is:
a. Minnesota
b. Indiana
c. Pennsylvania
d. Vermont
The meshing of subject matter and skills between successive levels of schooling to
provide a smooth transition from a lower to higher level is known as
a. articulation
b. transferability
c. continuity
d. relevance
Joseph J. Schwab referred to a curriculum process that he called:
a. comprehensiveness
b. invariability
c. deliberation
d. generalization
The delivery model is significant in the blended learning environment for:
a. it provides access to a student's grades
b. it makes the learner accountable to the teacher
c. it engages the teacher and student in the learning process
d. none of the above
Schwab recommended all means of operation below except:
a. the practical
b. the predictive
c. the quasi-practical
d. the eclectic
An outline of topics for a course or grade level is referred to in the text as::
a. learning unit
b. resource unit
c. overview
d. syllabus
Loren W. Anderson and David R. Krathwohl created a revision of the:
a. Karthwohl Taxonomy
b. Bloom Taxonomy
c. Simpson Taxonomy
d. Marzano Taxonomy
Public Law 94-192 concerns the education of:
a. minority students
b. female students
c. undergraduate students
d. handicapped students
If practitioners are not disposed to apply the models they discover, they may:
a. design their own
b. reject the use of models
c. proceed intuitively and develop their own model
d. all of the above
One objection to the use of behavioral objectives is that they:
a. complicate sequencing
b. complicate evaluation
c. decrease preciseness
d. restrict creativity
The fastest growing minority group in the United States is:
a. Native Americans
b. Blacks
c. Hispanics
d. Asians
Jacob W. Getzels, James M. Lipham, and Roald F. Campbell referred to the style of
moving between task-oriented and relationship-oriented as:
a. associative
b. versatile
c. transactional
d. alternating
Transmission of the cultural heritage reflects the philosophy of:
a. progressivism
b. perennialism
c. essentialism
d. realism
Online experiences are now being made available in:
a. charter schools
b. university systems
c. private schools
d. all of the above
Curriculum development is the process for:
a. making programmatic decisions
b. revising the products of those decisions on the basis of continuous and subsequent
c. only "a" is correct
d. "a" and "b" are correct
An example of a widely used form of alternative assessment is:
a. standardized tests
b. common assessments
c. the SAT
d. portfolios
When creating online opportunities for students, the main consideration for educators
must be:
a. how much fun the students will have using the content
b. how many computers the district will provide for a school
c. the safety for all stakeholders
d. none of the above
The 1874 Kalamazoo, Michigan case allowed expenditure of public funds for:
a. elementary education
b. secondary education
c. college education
d. adult education
The usefulness of content to the learner is:
a. articulation
b. transferability
c. continuity
d. relevance
According to Tyler curriculum workers should search for educational objectives by
analyzing data relevant to:
a. the needs of the society
b. the subject matter
c. the needs of the students
d. all of the above
"Spinning out" is a process identified by:
a. B. Frank Brown
b. Robert S. Zais
c. John D. McNeil
d. Evelyn J. Sowell
John I. Goodlad viewed as the unit for improvement the:
a. district
b. classroom
c. state
d. school
In social science terminology persons with whom a change agent works to effect
change are referred to as the:
a. target group
b. task group
c. client system
d. delivery system
All you need to develop salable skills is an example of:
a. instructional goal
b. instructional objective
c. curriculum goal
d. curriculum objective
The expression "wall of separation between church and state" originated with:
a. John Adams
b. James Madison
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. George Washington
Units are written to be used; they are living documents and should be:
a. carried over from year to year so to insure consistency of instruction
b. included in the syllabus for a course but followed loosely for daily planning is more
c. followed where helpful; and augmented, reduced, and revised as needed and
discarded when no longer appropriate
d. none of the above
According to the text, curriculum principles may be viewed as all except:
a. half-truths
b. whole truths
c. partial truths
d. hypotheses

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