History and Government: What is the importance of having a syllabus in the teaching of History and Government?

  CHAPTER FOUR THE SYLLABUS 4 a i). State the criterion that a syllabus ought to satisfy. Aims in terms of the subject matter. Suitability in terms of the learners’ abilities. ii). Identify the importance of having a syllabus. It specifies the specific objectives to be covered at a given level of education. It identifies … More History and Government: What is the importance of having a syllabus in the teaching of History and Government?

History and Government: What are the types of history syllabi?

CHAPTER FOUR 4 a iii). Examine the types of history syllabus Types of history syllabus There are different types of history syllabus, for example, thematic, chronological, the line of development, the patch and spiral among others (Thompson: 1972). Thematic approach to a history syllabus is where the history course of study revolves around themes at various … More History and Government: What are the types of history syllabi?

History and Government: What are the considerations for a history syllabus?

CHAPTER FOUR 4 a iv). Examine the various considerations for a history syllabus. Consideration for a history syllabus The designer of history syllabus should have the following points in mind when designing the syllabus: Nature, structure and concept of history as a subject. Concepts in history as roads lo travel not ideas to be taught. … More History and Government: What are the considerations for a history syllabus?

History and Government: What are the qualities of a good syllabus?

CHAPTER FOUR 4a v). Identify the qualities of a good syllabus. Qualities of a good syllabus There is no ideal syllabus but a good history syllabus should: Facilitate the fulfillment of the objectives of teaching history. Be sensible, well-planned, orderly, coherent and a helpful statement of the content of study, Be flexible, allowing for periodic … More History and Government: What are the qualities of a good syllabus?

History and Government: Which principles ought to be followed in the making of a proper syllabus?

CHAPTER FOUR 4a vi). Which principles ought to be followed in the making of a proper syllabus? Apart from the above qualities, a good syllabus should be based on these principles: Appropriateness: It should be appropriate for the age and ability of the learner for which it is intended. It has to start with immediate … More History and Government: Which principles ought to be followed in the making of a proper syllabus?

History and Government:What are the considerations for making a history syllabus?

CHAPTER FOUR 4b i). List the considerations a teacher has to have in mind when making a history syllabus Consideration for a history syllabus The designer of history syllabus should have the following points in mind when designing the syllabus: Nature, structure and concept of history as a subject. Concepts in history as roads lo … More History and Government:What are the considerations for making a history syllabus?

History and government: Can you analyze the nature of the History and Government syllabus?

CHAPTER FOUR 4b ii). Examine the nature of History and Government syllabus The nature of History and Government syllabus The secondary school history and government svllabus in Kenya, is based on two aproaches; Thematic and Spiral There are three main themes: Social Political and Economic at local, national and international   levels.   Each of this themes is … More History and government: Can you analyze the nature of the History and Government syllabus?