Needs Assessment as a Concealing Technology

Griffin, Gary A.
January 1973
Educational Leadership;Jan1973, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p324
The article examines three premises which the mode of determining what a curriculum will be or should be rests upon. First, school is a purposeful institution and its purpose can be stated as the generation of desired changes in students' behavior. Second, desired behaviors can be identified by educators. Third, when it has been determined that desired behaviors are separate from student's life, the school can allay or eradicate this condition through the development of a curriculum and an instructional program.


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