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4: Curriculum and Academic Standards

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    Learning Objectives

    • Identify aspects of the four curricula: explicit, hidden, null, and extracurricular
    • Critically analyze sociological influences of a hidden, null, and extracurricular curriculum.
    • Explain the differences of the four curricula
    • Identify how the different cognitive and affective domains of learning shape curricular design.

    Curriculum, according to John Dewey (1902) “…is a continuous reconstruction, moving from the child’s present experience out into that represented by the organized bodies of truth that we call studies . . . the various studies . . . are themselves experience— they are that of the race” (p. 11–12). This chapter will focus on the different types of curriculum and the relationship between curricula, cognition, and affect.

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    • Foundations of Education. Authored by: SUNY Oneonta Education Department. License: CC BY: Attribution

    4: Curriculum and Academic Standards is shared under a CC BY 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Education Department (LumenLearning) .

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