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Understanding Curriculum : The Australian Context - Scott Webster

Understanding Curriculum

The Australian Context

Paperback Published: 23rd November 2018
ISBN: 9781108449991
Number Of Pages: 282

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Understanding Curriculum is a critical introduction to contemporary curriculum theory and practice. Substantially revised, the second edition includes more detailed consideration of the ideological underpinnings of curriculum development, features new chapters on assessment and reporting, and updated vignettes and extracts. These features, combined with all the elements of the previous edition, encourages readers to reflect on how curriculum theory can inform and enhance classroom practice.

1. The landscape of curriculum theory; 2. Introducing conservative ideological approaches to curriculum; 3. Social efficiency ideology; 4. Neoliberal ideology in curriculum; 5. Progressive approaches to curriculum; 6. Social reconstruction ideology; 7. Pedagogy; 8. Equity and (critical) diversity; 9. Exploring implications of the construction of the girl/boy binary in curriculum Claire Charles; 10. Indigenous issues and a curriculum for social justice; 11. How educational technology influences curriculum work; 12. Assessing what we value; 13. Designing assessment; 14. Unit planning and design; 15. Reflecting on how you can bring education to the curriculum.

ISBN: 9781108449991
ISBN-10: 1108449999
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 23rd November 2018
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.64 x 19.3  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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