EFFECTS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ON DOCTRINAL TRAINING IN THE NIGERIAN ARMY TRAINING INSTITUTIONS
Marafa, Murtala Ph.D
This paper examine the effects of curriculum development on doctrinal training in the Nigerian Army (NA) training institutions. The paper explaind in detail how appropriate objectives would be selecteted during curriculum development. The paper further highlights different factors affecting curriculum development. Stages to be considerd during curriculum development using diffrent models were also advocated by the paper. It is the conviction of this paper that the process of curriculum involves formulation of objectives, organisation, process and evaluation. It was suggested that Army Headquarters Department of Training and Operations (AHQDATOPS) should train more personnel on curriculum and doctrinal studies, Nigerian Army Institute of Science Education and Technology (NAISET) should institutionalise instructor courses on curriculum development and Headquartes Training and Doctrine Command ( HQ TRADOC) should review training curricula of NA training institutions to include doctrinal studies among others.