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

SESP 92196

July 13, 2017
The senior high school is involved in efforts to establish:
a. a quality comprehensive model
b. a number of alternatives both within and outside the school system
c. higher requirements for graduation
d. all of the above
Allan C. Ornstein and Francis P. Hunkins included in their definition of curriculum:
a. subject matter
b. field of study
c. learning process
d. all of the above
The term model in the education profession often:
a. creates specific outcomes
b. lacks precision
c. creates consensus of the stakeholders
d. determines the success of the school
In 1938 the National Education Association's Educational Policies Commission defined
all of the following as purposes of secondary education except:
a. civic responsibility
b. physical fitness
c. self-realization
d. economic efficiency
When a school conducts a needs assessment survey of parents, students and teachers it
is known as:
a. a Survey of Stakeholders
b. a Perceived Needs Approach
c. an Inventory of Needs
d. a Needs Approach of the Stakeholders
Total Quality Management is the concept of:
a. William Glasser
b. W. Edwards Deming
c. Douglas M. McGregor
d. Kurt Lewis
According to the text, a challenge for teachers in a blended learning environment is:
a. to completely divorce themselves of the pedagogical practices they have learned in a
brick and mortar environment to assure student success
b. the lack of flexibility the blended learning environment creates
c. to use technology to enhance instruction instead of to drive it
d. none of the above
According to Wagner, students need to demonstrate survival skills in the following:
a. communication, entrepreneurialism and problem solving
b. research, communication and problem solving
c. communication, research and entrepreneurialism
d. none of the above
By symbolic representation William Pinar et al. mean:
a. courses of study
b. institutional practices
c. artistic creations
d. educational objectives
Relevance, balance, and integration are perceived as:
a. dimensions of sequence
b. dimensions of scope
c. dimensions of transferability
d. dimensions of complexity
Both models and skills must be compatible with the teacher's:
a. lesson plans
b. unit design
c. style
d. goals and objectives
Some federal curricular programs requiring collaborative groups follow the concept of:
a. sparsity
b. parity
c. versatility
d. creativity
Guidelines for writing instructional goals and objectives include:
a. specifying all three domains of learning when applicable
b. specifying low and high levels of learning when applicable
c. relating specified curriculum goals and objectives
d. all of the above
The apparent linear nature and lack of interdependence among the various components
are criticisms of:
a. The Havinghurst Model
b. The Anderson Model
c. The Taba Model
d. The Tyler Model
Some instructors and curriculum planners believe that assessing the achievement of
instructionalobjectives constitutes curriculumevaluation. This is a mistake for:
a. it places the onus on the teacher to create balanced objectives
b. it assumes that the instructional process is always solid and the effectiveness of the
curriculum is always a given
c. it equates curriculum with instruction
d. "b" and "c" are correct
Curriculum viewed as a whole is referred to as:
a. microcurriculum
b. monocurriculum
c. macrocurriculum
d. paracurriculum
Examples of differential aptitudes include all except:
a. intelligence quotient
b. verbal reasoning
c. spatial relations
d. language usage
Goals 2000 The Educate America Act was signed by President:
a. George H.W. Bush
b. Bill Clinton
c. George W. Bush
d. Barack Obama
Due to the intensity of reform efforts over the years:
a. gains in student achievement have been more than satisfactory
b. gains in student achievement have been less than satisfactory
c. our nation's dropout rate has decreased
d. students find themselves better equipped for the 21st century
Core curricula, as described in this text, possess the following characteristics:
a. the content centers on problems that cut across the disciplines
b. it constitutes a portion of the curriculum that is required for all students.
c. the primary method of learning is problem solving, using all applicable subject
d. all of the above
The Commission in the Reorganization of Secondary Education is known for:
a. Ten Imperative Needs of Youth
b. Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education
c. A Nation at Risk
d. Race to the Top
Quality circles are a practice of organizations following:
a. Theory Z
b. Theory X
c. Theory Y
d. Theory Q
Alice Miel held that curriculum change is basically a:
a. change in content
b. change in instruction
c. change in people
d. change in assessment
Reflecting the continuous influence of curriculum and instruction on each other as
shown in the text is the:
a. concentric model A
b. concentric model B
c. cyclical model
d. dualistic model
The Western Electric researches revealed an aura known as the:
a. Hawthorne Effect
b. Progressive Effect
c. Hidden Effect
d. Western Effect
The comprehensive model for the process of curriculum development followed in this
text proceeds from the aims of education to:
a. curriculum goals
b. curriculum objectives
c. evaluation techniques
d. instructional objectives
The Bloom Taxonomy of the cognitive domain features:
a. three major levels
b. four major levels
c. five major levels
d. six major levels
Reform movements in education include:
a. emphasis on cognitive skills and minimal competencies
b. infrequent testing
c. minimal standards
d. none of the above
Benchmarks are:
a. the curriculum guides developed by teachers in the field
b. the stated sequence of the unit
c. the measureable learner expectations
d. none of the above
The model presented in the chapter that is inductive and recognizes that the needs of
students in particular communities are not always the same as the general needs of
students throughout our society is
a. The Tyler Model
b. The Oliva Model
c. The Havinghurst Model
d. The Anderson Model
The Concerns-Based Adoption Model focuses on:
a. personal concerns
b. group concerns
c. teacher concerns
d. parental concerns
Cases of HIV were first diagnosed in the United States in:
e. 1961
f. 1971
g. 1981
h. 1991

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