Research in Higher Education

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 157–168

Curriculum development through Delphi

  • Gary Reeves
  • Lawrence R. Jauch

DOI: 10.1007/BF00992116

Cite this article as:
Reeves, G. & Jauch, L.R. Res High Educ (1978) 8: 157. doi:10.1007/BF00992116


This article reports on the use of the Delphi method for curriculum design in higher education. The basic Delphi methodology is outlined along with possible goals and objectives in a Delphi study. The results of an actual case study in the use of the Delphi method for curriculum development are reported. Attention is given to the problem of selecting participants for a Delphi exercise, followed by recommendations for future research.

Key words

curriculum developmentDelphi method

Copyright information

© APS Publications, Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary Reeves
    • 1
  • Lawrence R. Jauch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Administrative SciencesSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondale