CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN
Not currently offered
Credit points: 30
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.
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.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Key concepts for understanding curriculum
Training in Australia
AuthorTovey, M. and Lawlor, D.
Australia's curriculum dilemmas: state cultures and the big issues
AuthorYates, L., Collins, C. and O'Connor, K.
PublisherMELBOURNE UNIVERSITY PRESS
AuthorBrady, L. and Kennedy, K.
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
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