The implementation of a social studies curriculum

Jan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper

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    Abstract

    This article describes a study that evaluated implementation of curriculum materials for secondary social studies. The evaluation focused on the actual use of the materials by individual teachers in their classrooms. A large discrepancy emerged between the original intentions of the curriculum developers and the observed instructional processes. This result will be discussed against background information about the broader implementation context and the curriculum development approach that was followed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)293-305
    Number of pages13
    JournalJournal of curriculum and supervision
    Volume8
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1993

    Keywords

    • METIS-135197

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    van den Akker, J., & Kuiper, W. (1993). The implementation of a social studies curriculum. Journal of curriculum and supervision, 8(4), 293-305.