Taba's reference to multiple criteria leads us to the identification of principles of curriculum development which might provide a sound basis for analyzing how well particular designs have been structured and how suitable they are for particular contexts.
urriculum design is a statement which identifies the elements of the curriculum, states what their relationships are to each other and indicates the principles of organization and the requirements of that organization for the administrative conditions under which it is to operate. A design, of course, needs to be supported with and to make explicit a curriculum theory which establishes the sources to consider and the principles to apply
Curriculum design is seen differently by different people. However, it depends from where one is viewing the process. For example, in the classroom, the teacher is concerned with the design associated with mathematics. language arts, social studies etc. The principal views design from the position of one charged with developing an overall policy for the schools. The director Will interpret design differently again, possibly on a broader front.
Learning is modification of behavior through experience. There is a sort of interaction always going on between individual and his environment, both influencing and changing each other. He inherits only a few fixed patterns of responses. His interest, attitude, appreciation, skills and achievements are primarily the product of learning.
To reconcile with the rapid growth and improvement of educational standard quantitatively and qualitatively, NEE is engaging the foremost attention of all nations of the world. The natural outcome of the profusion and emergence of Modern knowledge the influenced the educational trends to use education as a social, political and economic tool for survival.
Education, as it has been rightly said by philosophers, is not the name of a particular activity or process. It is a sum of different activities and processes which mainly bring into focus the social aspects of human being.
Mostly students promoted to different colleges have no idea how to cope with new educational environment to be successful in studies and co-curricular activities. They only believe in bundle of marks in the examination and attend the class and lectures on regular basis.
Gestalt psychology introduced by Max Wertheimer, Kurt Koffka and Wolfgang Kohler in 1922. It is revolt against Stimulus Response approach to learning. It pointed out two weakness in the theory of conditioning. The Gestalt School made a strong attack on Thorndike’s theory of trial and error and asserted learning was not stamping-in of correct responses through trials and errors.