CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN

EDU4CDD

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject will require class members to collate and analyse a folio of curriculum issues drawn from current affairs. Some contexts and issues discussed include: what knowledge is most worthwhile in the modern world and how it can be encapsulated in curricula; global, national and local demands on the knowledge, skills, values and beliefs in curricula in different types of educational contexts; Topics include: contextual influences: conflicting pressures of societal, organisational and individual needs on curricula; models, theories, plans and resource frameworks used by curriculum planners; Overview of the VELS, VCE and VCAL curriculum frameworks; an introduction to everyday practices for planning, implementing, assessing and revising curricula.

SchoolEducation

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWorkshop sessions on: defining curriculum, curriculum models and conceptions, roles and responsibilities, student centred learning, problem based approaches.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Key concepts for understanding curriculum

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarsh, C.

Year2010

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherROUTLEDGE

ISBN9780415465779

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Training in Australia

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTovey, M. and Lawlor, D.

Year2011

Edition/Volume4th

PublisherPEARSON EDUCATION

ISBNN/A

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Australia's curriculum dilemmas: state cultures and the big issues

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorYates, L., Collins, C. and O'Connor, K.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMELBOURNE UNIVERSITY PRESS

ISBN9780522857726

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Source locationN/A

Curriculum construction

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrady, L. and Kennedy, K.

Year2010

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherPEARSON

ISBN9781488620249

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and interpret the value of knowledge in contemporary society, and describe its relationship to curricula.
02. Identify and discuss global and local demands on knowledge, skills and values in educational contexts relevant to teaching experiences.
03. Balance conflicting or competing needs of society, the economy and the environment.
04. Construct and sequence curriculum components and resources to suit the needs of a variety of learners.
05. Analyse, develop and articulate conceptions of curriculum; including their purposefulness for learners and society.

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