Course Description

PROFESSOR NAME: Dr. Deborah Brady

COLLEGE: Worcester State College Course in the Blackstone Consortium

COURSE NAME: Curriculum Development, Evaluation, and Implementation Seminar for Educational Leaders


Curriculum Development, Evaluation, and Implementation Seminar for Educational Leaders

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides the basic tools necessary to lead
curriculum development and assessment in a school or district. It provides a
brief overview of the history of curriculum as a context for making
curriculum decisions and discusses Education Reform and the standards
movement. Particular attention is applied to current models of curriculum
design and evaluation through both design standards and local and
standardized assessments. Participants will use data analysis including
TestWiz or Cognos and look at student work (LASW) to assess their curriculum and to
inform instruction.  Participants will apply curriculum theories and
evaluation process to their own curriculum and will develop an action plan
for curriculum change, implementation, and assessment.