+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Bridging the educational research-teaching practice gap. Curriculum development, Part 1: Components of the curriculum and influences on the process of curriculum design



Bridging the educational research-teaching practice gap. Curriculum development, Part 1: Components of the curriculum and influences on the process of curriculum design



Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 39(1): 68-76



This article summarizes the major components of curriculum design: vision, operationalization of the vision, design, and evaluation. It stresses that the relationship between these components is dynamic, and that the process of curriculum design does not proceed via a linear application of these components. The article then summarizes some of the major influences on curriculum design: policy, local context, societal expectations, research trends, and technology. Then, it provides examples of how these influences affect the design of a curriculum and ends with a comprehensive set of questions that instructors could use to guide their curriculum development process.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 051866492

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 21433259

DOI: 10.1002/bmb.20470


Related references

Bridging the educational research-teaching practice gap: curriculum development, part 2: becoming an agent of change. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 39(3): 233-241, 2011

Curriculum in graduate education in nursing. Part II. Components in the curriculum development process. Nln Publications: I-V, 1-64, 1976

Deliberative curriculum inquiry for integration in an MD curriculum: Dalhousie University's curriculum renewal process. Medical Teacher 34(12): E785-E793, 2012

Curriculum renewal and a process of care curriculum for teaching clerkship students. Family Medicine 31(6): 391-397, 1999

Curriculum model for baccalaureate degrees programs in HIM, Part II: Focus on educational outcomes and curriculum content. Journal of Ahima 68(5): 54 56-9, 1997

An Integrated Curriculum in Practice: A Study of the Development, Installation, and Appraisal of a Certain Type of Integrated Curriculum in the Educational Program of the Public Elementary Schools of Houston, Texasby Edison Ellsworth Oberholtzer. The Elementary School Journal 38(9): 711-712, 1938

Curriculum Management (Part 2): Teaching Curriculum Objectives. Educational Psychology in Practice 2(2): 4-15, 1986

Teaching Research Design and Practice One Bite at a Time in the MT/CLS Curriculum. Laboratory Medicine 38(10): 582-586, 2007

Faculty-curriculum development. Part 1. The process of curriculum development. Nln Publications: V-Vii, 1-102, 1974

A Curriculum for Basic Burn Nursing Practice: Part One:A Curriculum Overview. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 4(2): 113-125, 1983

A framework for curriculum development and in introduction to some social and cultural considerations in curriculum design. Taehan Kanho. Korean Nurse 13(1): 54-60, 1974

Evolving curriculum design: a novel framework for continuous, timely, and relevant curriculum adaptation in faculty development. Academic Medicine 84(1): 127-134, 2009

Curriculum design and curriculum development: a select annotated bibliography. Curriculum design and curriculum development: a select annotated bibliography: 23, 1979

What should we include in a cultural competence curriculum? An emerging formative evaluation process to foster curriculum development. Academic Medicine 86(3): 333-341, 2011

Special-study modules in a problem-based learning medical curriculum: an innovative laboratory research practice supporting introduction to research methodology in the undergraduate curriculum. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 39(1): 47-55, 2011