Course Information
Curriculum Development

Course Description
Course description coming soon.

Gaea Hock
Office: 785-532-1166
Fax: 785-532-5633

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Curriculum Foundations, Principles and Issues
Ornstein, A.C. and Hunkins, F.P.
Edition: 7th
ISBN: 978-0134060354
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

Curriculum Development in Vocational and Technical Education: Planning, Content and Implementation
Finch, C.R. and Crunkilton, J.R.
Edition: 5th
ISBN: 978-0205279029
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

Curriculum Improvement Decision Making and Process
Doll, R.C.
Edition: 9th
ISBN: 978-0205164578
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers
Posner, G.J. and Rudnitsky, A.N.
Edition: 7th
ISBN: 978-0205457663
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

Course Access
Approximately 3-4 weeks before the first day of class at K-State, the K-State campus coordinator, Rachel Ohmes, will email an instructional course access packet to students for courses taught by K-State. These instructions are also available on the Visiting Students webpage at K-State. By following the course access instructions, students create their K-State eID and complete the K-State Course Access Form. Students meeting all deadlines for eID creation and submission will have access to Canvas by the first day of class.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


"Curriculum Foundations, Principles, and Issues" is the only required textbook. The other three are recommended.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

Andrew Carl on duty as a park rangerThe Great Plains IDEA community development program has helped me become a better leader as a park ranger for the National  More »

– – Andrew Carl, Community Development Student,