Curriculum Evaluation for Lifelong Education - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080218168, 9781483156521

Curriculum Evaluation for Lifelong Education

1st Edition

Developing Criteria and Procedures for the Evaluation of School Curricula in the Perspective of Lifelong Education: A Multinational Study

Editors: Rodney Skager R.H. Dave
eBook ISBN: 9781483156521
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 150
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Curriculum Evaluation for Lifelong Education describes the procedures, results, and implications of a two-year effort by research teams from Japan, Romania, and Sweden to develop and utilize a set of criteria for evaluating school curricula. The research summarized in this book is a step toward the concretization of the principles of lifelong education, which seeks to isolate the salient characteristics of a curriculum that incorporates the principles of lifelong education and to describe several procedures for applying the resulting criteria to written and operational curricula. This compilation draws heavily on the work of the cooperating teams who, after an initial joint planning conference, developed their own versions of the lifelong education criteria and in various ways applied those criteria to their own national curricula. This book is a good reference for school and institute administrators aiming to acquire knowledge on the principles of lifelong education.

Table of Contents

Foreword Chapter 1: Lifelong Education and Evaluation of School Curricula Chapter 2: Plans and Procedures of the Study Chapter 3: School Curriculum and Its Evaluation Chapter 4: Development of the Evaluative Criteria Chapter 5: Applications of the Evaluative Criteria to Various Aspects of the National Curricula Chapter 6: Steps toward the Preparation of Plans for Improving National Curricula Chapter 7: Conclusion Appendix 1: National Research Teams and Reports Appendix 2: A List of Concept Characteristics of Lifelong Education Appendix 3: Curriculum Components for the Evaluation of School Curricula in the Perspective of Lifelong Education Appendix 4: Evaluative Criteria for Curriculum Components Appendix 5: Form for Combining Curriculum Components and Evaluative Criteria Appendix 6: Combined List of Criteria and Illustrative Specifications Index


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Rodney Skager

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