Chapter 1: The Scope of Syllabus Design (The Role of the Classroom…
The Scope of Syllabus Design
A General Curriculum Model
1) Curriculum planning
Identify learner's need and purpose.
2) Study the Curriculum as it is
Observe how teaching and learning takes place.
3) Assessment and Evaluation
Study on what works and what doesn't work for students.
Make judgements on achievements and failures.
4) Institution Management
Constraints caused by limited resources.
A distinction between
Arguing that with the advent of communicative language teaching.
A clear distinction between
Concerned with the selection and grading of content.
Concerned with the selection of learning tasks and activities.
The Role of the Classroom Teacher
Implement the syllabuses created.
Designing a syllabuses.
Identifying leaners' needs.
Selecting and creating materials for learning actvities.
Monitoring and assessing learners progress.
Grouping learners into different classes or learning arrangements.