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cur·ric·u·lum

 (kə-rĭk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. cur·ric·u·la (-lə) or cur·ric·u·lums
1. All the courses of study offered by an educational institution.
2. A group of related courses, often in a special field of study: the engineering curriculum.

[Latin, course, from currere, to run; see current.]

cur·ric′u·lar (-lər) adj.
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curriculum

(kəˈrɪkjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə) or -lums
1. (Education) a course of study in one subject at a school or college
2. (Education) a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
3. any programme or plan of activities
[C19: from Latin: course, from currere to run]
curˈricular adj
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cur•ric•u•lum

(kəˈrɪk yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə), -lums.
1. the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, etc.
2. the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.
[1625–35; < Latin: action of running, course of action, race, chariot =curr(ere) to run + -i- -i- + -culum -cle2]
cur•ric′u•lar, adj.
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curriculum

, syllabus - A curriculum is a complete course of study offered by a school; a syllabus is the outline of a single course.
See also related terms for outline.
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curriculum

The complete range of courses of study available at a particular institution.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curriculum - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
course of lectures - a series of lectures dealing with a subject
info, information - a message received and understood
crash course, crash program, crash programme - a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"
reading program - a program designed to teach literacy skills
degree program - a course of study leading to an academic degree
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Translations
منهَج تعليمي، بَرنامَج دِراسيمِنْهَج دِرَاسِيّ
studijní plánstudijní programučební osnovy
læseplanpensumstudieplan
opinto-ohjelma
nastavni program
tananyagtanterv
námsefni; námsskrá
カリキュラム
교육과정
mokymo planasmokymo programatrumpa autobiografija
mācību plāns/programma
študijný program
učni načrt
läroplan
หลักสูตร
müfredatmüfredat/öğretim programı
chương trình học

curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm]
A. N (curriculums or curricula (pl)) [kəˈrɪkjʊlə] [of school] → plan m de estudios; [of college/university course] → programa m de estudios
B. CPD curriculum vitae N (esp Brit) → curriculum m (vitae), historial m (profesional)
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curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm] [curriculums or curricula] (pl) nprogramme m d'études national curriculum
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curriculum

n pl <curricula> → Lehrplan m; to be on the curriculumauf dem Lehrplan stehen
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curriculum

[kəˈrɪkjʊləm] n (curricula or curriculums (pl)) [kəˈrɪkjʊlə] (Scol, Univ) → programma m
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curriculum

(kəˈrikjuləm) plural curˈricula (-lə) noun
a course, especially of study at school or university. They are changing the curriculum.
curriculum vitae (kəˈrikjuləm ˈviːtei) noun
see CV, ~cv. .
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curriculum

مِنْهَج دِرَاسِيّ učební osnovy læseplan Lehrplan πρόγραμμα μαθημάτων currículo, plan de estudios opinto-ohjelma programme nastavni program curriculum カリキュラム 교육과정 curriculum læreplan program nauczania currículo учебный план läroplan หลักสูตร müfredat chương trình học 课程
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He entered the hospital with a scholarship, and during the five years of the curriculum gained every prize that was open to him.
Most of the students took the curriculum of the Conjoint Board of the College of Surgeons and the College of Physicians; but the more ambitious or the more industrious added to this the longer studies which led to a degree from the University of London.
There were three subjects in her curriculum; French, swordsmanship and hatred of all things English, especially the reigning house of England.
Fear had not been a part of the old woman's curriculum. The boy did not know the meaning of the word, nor was he ever in his after life to experience the sensation.
Moreover, they all began by degrees to grasp that I had already read books none of them could read, and understood things (not forming part of our school curriculum) of which they had not even heard.
I was a graduate of about everything in the curriculum. They kept me poor with their bills while I went from bad to worse.
This fund became a sort of text-book that was passed on, a part of the curriculum, as it were, of the school of Revolution.*
There is a limit, and Adolf reached it when he attempted to add night-classes to the existing curriculum.
It had now become a not uncommon thing for boys at the large schools to act in regular dramatic fashion, at first in Latin, afterward in English translation, some of the plays of the Latin comedians which had long formed a part of the school curriculum. Shortly after the middle of the century, probably, the head-master of Westminister School, Nicholas Udall, took the further step of writing for his boys on the classical model an original farce-comedy, the amusing 'Ralph Roister Doister.' This play is so close a copy of Plautus' 'Miles Gloriosus' and Terence's 'Eunuchus' that there is little that is really English about it; a much larger element of local realism of the traditional English sort, in a classical framework, was presented in the coarse but really skillful
Zephaniah Crypt's Charity, under the stimulus of a late visitation by commissioners, were beginning to apply long- accumulating funds to the rebuilding of the Yellow Coat School, which was henceforth to be carried forward on a greatly-extended scale, the testator having left no restrictions concerning the curriculum, but only concerning the coat.
The study calls for the revisit of other curriculums already in place and re-assess in lieu of local needs, requirements and capacities in the context of uniformity and localization.
Le troisieme chapitre est dedie aux approches dites progressistes des curriculums. Si certains courants et certaines personnes attribuent aux etablissements scolaires et a leurs curriculums des roles de socialisation, de preparation au marche du travail et de transmission de valeurs communes, d'autres theoriciens et courants voient dans l'education des possibilites liberatrices, voire revolutionnaires.