Curriculum III

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Curriculum Quizzes & Trivia

Third curriculum quiz to help study for the curriculum portion of the GSU Comps exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Need to get all people affected by the change involved

    • B. 

      Need a high level of soft skills or emotional intelligence

    • C. 

      Ability to communicate and take into account others' opinions

    • D. 

      Need to garner a shared vision by all involved

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    (Complete the statement with the best phrase)  Learning Communities are concerned with
    • A. 

      Competition and continuos self-renewal.

    • B. 

      Risk and reward.

    • C. 

      Growth and reward.

    • D. 

      Growth and continuous self-renewal.

    • E. 

      Risk aversion and reward maximization

  • 3. 
    It is the process of ensuring that the written, the taught, and the tested curricula are closely congruent.
    • A. 

      Curriculum evaluation

    • B. 

      Curriculum compilation

    • C. 

      Curriculum alignment

    • D. 

      Curriculum assessment

    • E. 

      Curriculum integration

  • 4. 
    This is the assessment of the merit of a program of studies, a field of study, or a course of study. 
    • A. 

      Curriculum evaluation

    • B. 

      Curriculum compilation

    • C. 

      Curriculum alignment

    • D. 

      Curriculum assessment

    • E. 

      Curriculum integration

  • 5. 
    The first step in in curriculum alignment is to
    • A. 

      Allocate responsibilities (appoint a task force/committee).

    • B. 

      Identify mastery objectives.

    • C. 

      Develop curriculum-based tests.

    • D. 

      Check instructional materials (text) and develop planning aids.

    • E. 

      Evaluate the alignment project.

  • 6. 
    It is recommended to use ______________________________________ in curriculum evaluation.
    • A. 

      Tyler's Objectives-Centered Model

    • B. 

      Stake's Responsive Model

    • C. 

      An eclectic approach

    • D. 

      A singular-focused approach

  • 7. 
    Current currcular trends in English include
    • A. 

      More focus on pre-writing and revision vs. the final product.

    • B. 

      More focus on critical thinking and diverse type of writing.

    • C. 

      More interest in integrating the English language arts.

    • D. 

      More focus on students' creative and personal response to literature vs. their interpretive/evaluative skills.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Having teachers read a wide variety of literature aloud to their classes.

    • B. 

      Having teachers help students associate reading with pleasure (cozy chairs, laying on the carpet, parent involvement, student choice, work with peers, games, etc).

    • C. 

      Supporting the development of a library of specially recorded books.

    • D. 

      Having students becoming familar with a wide variety of reading methods.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Current trends in Mathematics include
    • A. 

      Involvement of the NCTM.

    • B. 

      High expectations and strong support for all students (equity principle).

    • C. 

      More focus on rote memorization of procedures and less cultivation of conceptual knowledge.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 10. 
    Curricular trends that transcend a single discipline include
    • A. 

      Using writing to learn.

    • B. 

      Improving thinking skills.

    • C. 

      Speaking and listening.

    • D. 

      Integration of technology.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    This involves those individualized programs that promote student choice, curriculum integration, differentiated learning, and self-assessments that engage students deeply in learning. 
    • A. 

      Least Restrictive Environment

    • B. 

      Discrepency Model

    • C. 

      Cooperative Learning

    • D. 

      Individualizing Curriculum

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Curriculum tells us _______________ to teach and differentiation tells us _____________ to teach.
    • A. 

      Who, when

    • B. 

      Where, who

    • C. 

      What, how

    • D. 

      How, when

    • E. 

      What, when

  • 13. 
    Current adaptive approaches include the Adaptive Learning Model, Cooperative Learning Model, and
    • A. 

      Learning-Styles Model

    • B. 

      Mastery-Learning Model

    • C. 

      Computer-Based Model

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only.

  • 14. 
    Individualizing currculum includes
    • A. 

      Adaptve models (see previous question).

    • B. 

      Gifted (Compacting, Acceleration, Brain-Based, Discovery, special curricula).

    • C. 

      Challenged learners (RTI, specal curricula).

    • D. 

      Bilingual education.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    More than all others, the role of ___________________________ in curriculum development has been increasing since the 1970's.
    • A. 

      The federal government

    • B. 

      The state government

    • C. 

      Professional organizations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The current wave of curriculum development is mostly concerned with
    • A. 

      Students learning democratic values.

    • B. 

      Accountability and standardized testing.

    • C. 

      Preparing students to succeed in trade schools.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Professional organizations have served in the curriculum development process by
    • A. 

      Ensuring a global perspective in education.

    • B. 

      Acting as a conduit for sharing teaching practices.

    • C. 

      Exercising their power at the national, state, and local levels.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The _____________________________ is the curriculum.
    • A. 

      Textbook

    • B. 

      Principal

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Curriculum binder

  • 19. 
    Today's school leaders partcipation in curriculum development between schools.  However, today's elementary school principals are taking ___________________________ role in curriculum leadership.
    • A. 

      A less active

    • B. 

      An active

    • C. 

      A passive

    • D. 

      Over-zealous

  • 20. 
    The plans made for guiding learning in the schools, usually represented in retrevable documents of several levels of generality. 
    • A. 

      The hidden curriculum

    • B. 

      The lesson plan

    • C. 

      The curriculum

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above