Master's Degree

Spring 2023 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
A.C. Ornstein and F.P Hunkins
Edition: 7th
ISBN: 978-0134060354
Publisher: Pearson

Course Access
Approximately 2-3 weeks before the first day of class at K-State, the K-State campus coordinator, Ashley Schultz, 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.


Optional Course References

Curriculum Development in Vocational and Technical Education: Planning, Content and Implementation, Finch, C.R. and Crunkilton, J.R. (1999-5th Ed.), Allyn & Bacon, Boston

Curriculum Improvement Decision Making and Process, Doll, R.C. (1996-9th Ed.), Allyn & Bacon, Boston

Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers, Posner, G.J. and Rudnitsky, A.N. (2006-7th Ed.), Allyn & Bacon, Boston

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 Park Service. The skills I have gained empower me to bring colleagues and community members together toward positive change.

– – Andrew Carl, Community Development Student,
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