Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping

reviewed by Eugene Bartoo - 2005

coverTitle: Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping
Author(s): Heidi Hayes Jacobs (Editor)
Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA
ISBN: 0871209993, Pages: 181, Year: 2004
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Heidi Hayes Jacobs’s successful first book on mapping came out in 1997 and was the result of her extensive work with schools that had come to see curriculum mapping as useful. That book, written entirely by Jacobs, introduced the idea of mapping and how it could be used to encourage teacher collaboration on problems of curriculum organization, bring about curriculum integration, and develop a more intelligent and elaborate system of evaluation. There was a tone about the first book that fit comfortably within the traditions of curriculum planning that have evolved since early in the twentieth century. Jacobs’s second book on mapping, Getting Results With Curriculum Mapping, is somewhat different. Jacobs is this time the editor rather than the volume’s sole writer, and many of the contributions come from those who are associated with her in her extensive consulting work. Although the book provides interesting and useful suggestions about and... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 107 Number 11, 2005, p. 2437-2443 ID Number: 11834, Date Accessed: 1/24/2021 3:55:47 PM

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