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Curriculum Development : A Guide for Educators - Bill Boyle

Curriculum Development

A Guide for Educators

Paperback Published: 9th July 2016
ISBN: 9781446273302
Number Of Pages: 232

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Curriculum and curriculum issues are at the heart of current debates about schooling, pedagogy and learning. This book will enable practitioners, scholars and academics to understand how to re-design or to suggest changes to curriculum structure, shape and content. Grounded in theory and philosophy, the book also offers practical help in grasping this controversial area.

Inside, the authors:

  • provide practical planning templates
  • support and provoke analysis, discussion and experimentation
  • include definitions of key terms and reflective questions
  • incorporate practical examples and case material based on their work worldwide on curriculum design and evaluation.

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This interesting book provides those involved in curriculum development, enactment and evaluation with a useful overview and checklist of important themes that can support their work. These themes are informed by the author's involvement in a range of curriculum development experiences in the UK and elsewhere. Emphasis is placed on the broader goals of education, with a clear warning on the invidious impact of educational reforms that focus narrowly on attainment standards.

-- Jim Ryder

Introduction: curriculum, teaching, learning and assessmentTowards a curriculum definitionAims for the school curriculumFour main purposes of a national school curriculumA broad and balanced school curriculumCurriculum content and designCurriculum organisationTeaching, learning and assessmentCurriculum models

ISBN: 9781446273302
ISBN-10: 144627330X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 9th July 2016
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 17.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1

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