Chapter 12

Curriculum Development


Curriculum may be equated with the ground which is covered by the student and teacher together to reach educational goals. Popularly, it is known as the “syllabus” or the “course” of the taught in a school, college or university. It is the totality of the learning experiences a student gets during an educational programme or in other words it includes all the teaching- learning activities planned by a teaching institution to achieve desired goals of an educational programme.


Curriculum word is derived from the Latin language which means a course of deeds and experiences through which children grow to become mature adults. Oliva (1997) has explained the meaning of curriculum ...

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