Decision Making in Curriculum
Use the Library to research decision-making models in education. Complete the following:
- Investigate how different models include underlying assumptions found in different schools of philosophy and educational philosophy.
- Select 3 of the educational decision-making models from the following list and describe how each model is used.
- Include in your description how the models guide educators and what underlying philosophical assumptions are paramount to each model.
- Discuss at least 1 school of philosophy and one educational philosophy for each decision-making model.
- Contrast the 3 models’ design, beliefs, and underlying suppositions.
- Include in your descriptions likely educational settings where each model could be used. You should discuss at least 1 situation for each of the 3 models. Indicate any educational setting(s) where a particular model would not be the best choice and explain why.
Discuss your findings in a 4–6-page paper. Reference your textbook and other information found in the Library and on the Internet. Your paper should include a cover page, abstract, introduction, and conclusion.
- Needs assessment model
- Futuristic model
- Rational model
- Vocational and training model
- School-based management model
Schools of Philosophy
Part 2 Power Point – Master Educators
Presentation 5-7 slides
Prepare a PowerPoint presentation that explains your independent project idea. Assume that you are making a presentation to an approval committee for permission to move forward on your project. Include the following:
- Summary of the project idea- (Curriculum and Instruction for Educators <Project idea
- Rationale for choosing the topic
- List your personal growth objectives anticipated by participating in a capstone experience
- Describe how this capstone experience will reflect what you have learned in this program and specifically your specialization
This presentation should focus on your anticipated personal growth from participating in a graduate level capstone experience and provide a reflection opportunity for you to tie your core and specialization content mastery. Remember to use brief bullet points, charts, graphs, and other appropriate visuals. Presentation should reflect mastery of tool and design. Use the Notes feature to include your presentation script. Include supporting sources as necessary. Be sure your presentation product reflects a graduate level work product.