When addressing curriculum development it is essential to determine if one is philosophically predisposed to a subject centered or student-centered approach to instructional planning. Subject centered approaches are often easier to approach when planning for instruction. If the instructor determines that will be the approach used, it is simply a function of determining the x-amount of content to be disseminated by a target date. that is followed by breaking down the content into more manageable deadlines. The solution is contrasted with the other key considerations when planning for instruction.
A very brief overview of key considerations when determining whether the curriculum will be subect- or stucent-centered. It is essential that one determine the prior to beginng to plan the curriculum as it will completely affect the overall curriculum. Instructional planning and expected outcomes will likewise be affected.