Curriculum Development: A Guide to Practice

9780131380875: Curriculum Development: A Guide to Practice

A highly regarded curriculum development text, now with a global approach and an increased focus on technology.


In this re-imagined eighth edition of the respected and seminal curriculum development textbook, seasoned authors Jon Wiles and Joseph Bondi consider the new global realities of the 21st Century by adding a unique global perspective to the process of curriculum development. Ten nations are analyzed and compared in order to better understand common threads and time-tested methods for curriculum development and management. With the aid of numerous features and activities, the text investigates curriculum development by examining value decisions made by leaders in defining education, giving readers the opportunity to learn to develop programs for a wide array of purposes.


In addition to its well-known and established focus on the historical and philosophical aspects of curriculum development, the revised eighth edition of Curriculum Development: A Guide To Practice also includes updated chapters on the impact of technology on curriculum work in schools as well as a new chapter on curriculum work in the classroom.

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"Of other curriculum texts, this one is the hallmark of historical information regarding curriculum development.  It contains solid information and is easy to understand." -- Barbara Rahal, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania


"This textbook, in my judgment, is a top seller in the discipline. Therefore, it is a very good basic text for the discipline." -- Larry Cross, Governors State University

About the Author:

Jon Wiles andJoseph Bondi have served in education in the United States for over 30 years as teachers, administrators, researchers, and trainers. As a team, Wiles and Bondi have written nine books on curriculum, supervision, administration, and change in schools. Their consulting work with various agencies has taken them to 45 states and a dozen foreign nations. Both Wiles and Bondi received their doctoral degrees at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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Wiles, Jon W.; Bondi, Joseph C.
ISBN 10: 0131380877 ISBN 13: 9780131380875
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