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Curriculum Design and Management

Course Description

Historical and contemporary principles of curriculum development. Basis for curriculum decisions: theories and techniques of curriculum planning. Development of educational programs: multicultural and socioeconomic considerations, evaluation, and staff development. Principles of curricular alignment including delivery, materials, and assessment.

Please note you must be admitted to the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program prior to enrolling in this course.

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  • Details
  • $620
  • April 01, 2024 to June 09, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Hybrid
  • Reg#: 00210
  • ID/Units: EDUC X393.9  (4.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Spring 2024


Alysia Odipo, Ed.D. is the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services for Los Nietos School District. She is the former Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services for the Laguna Beach Unified School District. She has extensive experience helping teachers and administrators prepare for and examine rigorous and enduring teaching and learning, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessments to support learning. Prior to this role, Dr. Odipo served as a director, principal, assistant principal, district literacy coach, and elementary school teacher for Corona Norco Unified School District, Walnut Valley Unified School District and Hacienda La Puente Unified School District. She holds two teaching credentials - Special Educational Specialist and Multiple Subjects, a Reading Certificate from UCLA, and a Doctorate in K-12 Urban Education from the University of Southern California. She is an instructor at the University of California, Irvine, supporting educators in the administrative credential program.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers
Book - ISBN: 9780062851741
Jo Boaler, HarperOne

Rigorous Curriculum Design: How to Create Curricular Units of Study
Book - ISBN: 9781328027078
Ainsworth & Donovan, International Center for Leadership

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/01/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC04/01/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/08/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/15/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-ACT04/22/2024Monday------On-line class---
OL-LEC04/29/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-ACT05/06/2024Monday------On-line class---
OL-LEC05/13/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/20/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
OL-ACT05/27/2024Monday------On-line class---
OL-LEC06/03/2024Monday6:30 PM9:20 PMZoom---
END06/09/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---