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Student -centered vs. subject -centered curriculum

Different approaches to a teacher education curriculum are discussed and the author offers her insight into which type of approach might work best. The author elaborates on her own personal experience and how her philosophy about education has changed as she gained more experience in the profession. the author compares and contrasts two widely used approaches to curriculum development:subject-centered vs. student-centered approaches to instruction. She details her personal experience as a student prior to comparing her own experience as a teacher.

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I have no reference from personal observations. However, my own experience as a college student makes me feel that the curriculum developed for college students is overwhelmingly subject-centered. At the beginning of a course, students are given a respective syllabus for and regardless of the majority of students' readiness for the material; it's going to be covered. And in my own ...

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Different approaches to a teacher education curriculum are discussed and the author offers her insight into which type of approach might work best. The author elaborates on her own personal experience and how her philosophy about education has changed as she gained more experience in the profession

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