This course is designed to meet the learning needs of teacher trainees undertaking the Bachelor of Education degree programme. This course is skill and practice oriented. For the teacher trainees to develop these skills, she/he has attended the lecture and thereafter take part in an educational media materials as films, audio cassettes and video tapes.
Purpose of the Course
The main purpose of the course is to equip the learner with understanding of curriculum and emerging concepts of curriculum development and to equip them with skills for assessment, revision and development of appropriate curriculum and syllabus material to meet changing times and demands.
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Describe the relationship between education, school and curriculum
- Explain the basic principles of curriculum construction
- Identify the type of curriculum designs and their relevance in Kenya
- Discuss the dynamics and strategies of curriculum change