CURRICULUM DESIGN MODELS

By: Purita P. Bilbao, Ed.D. Click to edit Master subtitle style

3/4/12

Curriculum Organization v Horizontal organization – direction of curriculum elements is sideways. ex. Social Studies history.geography. v 3/4/12 Vertical Organization – curricular elements .civics and culture.

c. b. Subject-centered design model Subject design Discipline design Correlation design Broad field design/interdisciplinary 3/4/12 . a. d.STRUCTURES OF CURRICULUM DESIGN 1.

a.2. c. Learner-Centered Design Child-centered design Experience-centered design Humanistic design 3/4/12 . b.

a.3. Problem-Centered Design Life-situation design Core design 3/4/12 . b.

3/4/12 science.1. mathematics. grammar. Subject-centered design model • Corresponds mostly to the textbooks. and geography. Henry morrison and Williiam harris (curricularists who were believers of this design) The school divide the school hours to different subjects such as reading. • • . literature. history. written for the specific subject.

a. v What subjects are you teaching? What subjects are you taking? v 3/4/12 . It is because they are familiar with the subject design curriculum.1. Subject design • 2 questions in which the teacher and the learner can easily give an answer.

• • . parents. Teachers are familiar with the format. “easy to deliver” Complementary books are written and support materials are commercially available.• Subject design curriculum is the oldest and most familiar design for teachers. and other laymen. because they were also educated using the 3/4/12 design.

• In the Philippine educational system. In college. 3/4/12 . the number of subjects also differs according to the degree programs being pursued. the number of subjects in the elementary is fewer than in the secondary level.

Discipline design • Related to subject design. Discipline refers to specific knowledge learned through a method which the scholars use to study a specific content of their fields.However. 3/4/12 • .b. discipline design focuses on academic design. while subject design centers only on the cluster of content.1.

• Ex: Students in … history =should learn subject like historians biology = should learn how biologists learn mathematics = should learn how mathematicians learn • 3/4/12 Discipline design is often used in .

Ex: Science become the core.1.c. and biology. mathematics is related to it. 3/4/12 • • • Teacher should come together and .. as they are taken in chemistry. physics. Correlation design • Links separate subject subject design in order to reduce fragmentation. Subjects are related to one another but each subject maintains its identity.

Language arts 3/4/12 • . anthropology. Thus. Broad field design/interdisciplinary • A variation of the subject-centered design This design was made to prevent the compartmentalization of subjects and integrate the contents that are related to each other. economics.1. subjects like geogaphy. political science. sociology.d. and history are fused into one subject called social studies.

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