NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION
Course: EDU 731:
Course Title: Curriculum Development Theory and Practice Instructions: Answer Question one and any two others. Time: Two hours
1(a). Explain your definition of curriculum (10 marks).
1(b). Discuss any two differences between curriculum and each of the following:
(ii) Scheme of work
(iii) Lesson plan
(iv) Programme of study (20 marks).
2(a). List any two functions of educational objectives (2 marks).
2(b). Discuss each of the two functions listed (18 marks).
- Explain each of the under-listed principles as they apply to appropriate selection of curriculum contents:
(i) Principle of validity
(ii)Principle of comprehensiveness
(iii) Principle of variety
(iv) Principle of relevance
(v) Principle of suitability (20 marks).
4(a). Explain any two differences between direct and indirect evaluation (10 marks).
4(b). Discuss any two differences between formative and summative evaluation (10 marks).