51-557 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for School Improvement

This course is designed to be a comprehensive study of the process of curriculum development that leads to relevant instruction and assessment of student learning in diverse settings.  It is an introduction to the nature of curriculum leadership as it relates to school improvement, instruction, technology, and transformational practice.  Theoretical bases and historical perspectives are presented in terms of transmission of cultural values, power, status, and societal norms.