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UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

COURSE INFORMATION
Confidential
Code

: EDU555

Course

: Curriculum and Instruction

Level

: Bachelor Degree

Credit Unit

:3

Contact Hour

:3

Part

:5

Course Status

: Core

Prerequisite

: None

Course Description
This course will be divided into two major areas i.e. Curriculum and
Instruction. Section one will provide an overview of the principles, procedures
and practices in curriculum and syllabus design. The second section will focus
on instruction and instructional materials.
Course Objectives
At the end of this course students should be able to:
1. Describe the principles and procedures in curriculum and syllabus
design,
2. Design curriculum and syllabus for a specific groups of learners,
3. Describe the school curriculum and syllabus,
4. Prepare lesson plan for classroom instruction,
5. Design, utilize and evaluate instructional materials for use in teaching.
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Course Content
1. Curriculum and Instruction:
a. Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction
b. Definition: Curriculum, Syllabus, Scheme of Work, Lesson Plan
2. Principles and Procedures of Curriculum Development
3. Models of Curriculum Development:
a. The Tylers Model
b. The Interaction Model
c. Tabas Model
d. Contemporary Model
4. Curriculum Evaluation: Types, Purposes, Procedures, CIPP Model
5. The School Curriculum: KBSR and KBSM. The Role of MOE and CDC
6. Syllabus and Syllabus Design, Type of Syllabuses/Syllabi, Format and
Content of Syllabus
7. Scheme of Work
8. Writing Instructional Objectives: Objectives and Learning Outcome
9. Lesson Plan
10.Instruction: Approaches, Methods and Techniques
11.Instructional Materials
a. Principles and procedures in Designing Instructional Materials
b. Types of Instructional Materials
c. Utilisation and Evaluation of Instructional Materials
12.Micro Teaching
Teaching Methodology
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The course is conducted through lectures, group discussions, critique sessions,


presentations and micro teaching.

Assessment

Test 1
Test 2
Project: Course Design
Article Review
Lesson Plan/Micro Teaching
Participation & Portfolio
TOTAL
100%

15%
15%
20%
10%
30%
10%

References
Armstrong, David G. (2003). Curriculum Today. Merill Prentice Hall: New Jersey
(LB2806.15.A35)
Erickson, Lynn H (2007). Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction for the
Thinking Classroom. Corwin Press: California. (LB2806.15.E752)
Hlebowitsh, Peter S. (2005). Designing the School Curriculum. Pearson: Boston,
USA (LB2806.15.H56)
Ornstein, A.C. and Hunkins F.P. (2004). Curriculum: Foundations, Principles
and Issues. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. (LB2806.15.075)
Slattery. Partick (2006). Curriculum Development in the Post-Modern Era.
Routledge: New York (LB2806.15.563)

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