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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed for adult educators wanting to further their skills in planning, designing and constructing curriculum material and learning resources. Topics include: different types of curriculum and their interrelationships; contextual influences:conflicting pressures of societal, organisational and individual needs on curricula; models, theories, plans and resource frameworks used by curriculum planners; everyday practice in planning, implementing, assessing and revising curricula; planning for the future: what kind of curricula will best help us in a changing world?

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCurriculum Construction, 4th EditionRecommendedBrady,L and Kennedy,KPEARSON, FRENCHS FOREST, 2010
ReadingsCurriculum: action on reflection revisited, 3rd edition.RecommendedLovat, T.J. and Smith, D.L.SOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS, WENTWORTH FALLS, 1995.
ReadingsDimensions of adult learningRecommendedFoley, G. (ed.)ALLEN & UNWIN, SYDNEY, 2004.

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