Nail Care NC II: Curriculum Analysis

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Nail Care NC II This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitude of students/ learners who wish to be cosmetologist in accordance with industry standards. People who possess NC II certificate perform the following competencies such as performing manicure, pedicure, hand spa, and foot spa. Hairdressing NC II Hairdressing is a process of grooming and styling hair. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and desirable attitudes in hairdressing in accordance with industry standards. It covers basic hair care services such as hair colouring, bleaching, and haircutting, straightening and perming, basic make-up application, hair perming, hair and scalp treatment, Curriculum Evaluation Every curriculum…show more content…
Curriculum Articulation Watermeyer (2011) explain curriculum articulation refers to the incremental development of learning objectives across the tiers and subject domains of formal education. in addition, it is also a process of making visible the connectivity of learning experiences that constitutes a logically progressive and seamless learning career. Palma (1952) as cited by Bilbao et.al (2014) established the BASIC (Balance, Articulation, Sequence, Integration, and Continuity) principle of curriculum content. He found out that as the content progresses with the educational levels across the same discipline smooth connections should be provided to assure no gaps or overlaps in the content. a curriculum must be seamless to ensure the mastery of knowledge and skills. According to Byrnes (1999), curriculum articulation as a process can undergo in three ways: vertical articulation, horizontal articulation, and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary…show more content…
On the other hand, horizontal articulation refers to what students are doing in a particular grade level. Lastly, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary articulation addresses the capability of a subject to associate to other disciplines in the curriculum. Curriculum Alignment According to Case, Jorgenson, and Zucker (2004), curriculum alignment is defined as the degree to which the components of an education system (standards, curricula, assessments, and instruction) work together to achieve desired goals. Curriculum alignment gives opportunities for teachers to participate in professional development efforts that enhance learning process. It is also a chance for teachers and curriculum experts to work in teams, to plan, to review, and to improve instruction and to work with educational leaders. According to Anderson as cited by Watermeyer (2011), the process of curriculum alignment is consist of three (3) elements that links within a triangular metaphor such as objectives, instructional activities and materials, and
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