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Curriculum Development: The importance of context

Karen Ang-Manaig

285 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Learning is an important part of the development of humans. The people learn various things that may help them skill themselves up and be ready for life. For proper learning, appropriate curriculum is necessary. The book ‘Curriculum Development: The importance of context’ takes the readers through the importance of curriculum, signifying the importance of curriculum development, the processes related and mainly the role played by context in curriculum development. The book explains why having a context for learning is important in the process of curriculum development.
Author Bio
Karen Ang-Manaig is an Assistant Professor II, College of Teacher Education, Laguna Polytechnic State University, Los Baños Campus, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines who handles Professional Education and English courses in the undergraduate programs. She also handles Teaching Proficiency courses in the certificate program, likewise, she serves as professor in the Graduate Programs handling Curriculum Development, Child & Adolescent Development, Facilitating Learning & Education Technology Courses. She served as a Visiting Professor and Panel Member for Thesis Defense of Masters of Arts in English, Thai Nguyen University, Thai Nguyen City, Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam on August 22-31, 2009. As a research enthusiast, Professor Manaig had published her research in international refereed and Scopus-Indexed journals. Likewise, these research papers were presented in national and international conferences. Further, one of her research papers won the Excellence in Research Awards as the Best Research Paper in Natural and Applied Science Category during the 3rd International Research Conference on Higher Education, organized by the Commission on Higher Education, Department of Science and Technology- NCR, Philippine Higher Education Research Consortium, Asia Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators Inc. (APCORE) & Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in year 2015. She is an active member of the International Research Enthusiast Society, Philippines, Association for The Development of Teaching and Learning (ADTEL) – www.adtelweb.org, and as Scientific Committee Member of Global Psychology and Language Research Association (GPLRA) www.gplra.org. Professor Manaig is pursuing her Doctor of Education – Major in Educational Management at Laguna State Polytechnic University – Los Banos Campus Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.