Proceedings of The 4th International Academic Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences
Evaluating Curriculum of Master Degree Course of Pre-School Education Major in Allameh Tabataba’i University
Zahra Khodawerdi, Mohammad Askari, Zahra Rahimi
The aim of this study is to evaluate purposes, contends and efficiency of curriculum in Master Degree (MA) Course of Pre-School Education in Allameh Tabataba’i University from the view of students and professors. This study is applied and survey in terms of purpose and research, respectively. 60 students, graduates and professors of Allameh Tabataba’i University participated in the study in which students and graduates contained 84 percent of samples (42% for each group) while this amount was 16% for group of professors. A questionnaire was used in the study as a data collection tool which was categorized by CIPP evaluation model in four components of Context, Input, Process and Product (CIPP) and asked the participators in the five-choice Likert scale. The results indicate that all components of purpose, content, and efficiency of MA course curriculum of Pre-School Education major are placed in high level of acceptability. The findings of this study indicate that there is no significant difference between the views of professors and students in any of the components except for the component of context.
Keywords: evaluation, Curriculum, Pre-School Education, purpose, content, efficiency, CIPP.