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Understanding Curriculum, 2nd Edition

Scott Webster and Ann Ryan


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ISBN / EAN: 9781108449991
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
EDN588 - Curriculum Development Murdoch University
EEE308 - Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting: Primary Deakin University
EEE308 - Understanding Curriculum: An Deakin University
ETP302 - Curriculum Inquiry Deakin University
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ISBN / EAN: 9781108449991
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
EDN588 - Curriculum Development Murdoch University
EEE308 - Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting: Primary Deakin University
EEE308 - Understanding Curriculum: An Deakin University
ETP302 - Curriculum Inquiry Deakin University
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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.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Scott Webster has twelve years teaching experience in high schools and sixteen years experience teaching and researching in universities. While a high school teacher he was nominated for a national award for teaching excellence by ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (ASG NEiTA). His research specialises in philosophy of education and curriculum theory. Ann Ryan has worked as a teacher and senior administrator in the secondary education sector in both Australia and overseas. As a senior curriculum manager she was responsible for national curriculum design and development in Papua New Guinea. She has published a series of environmental studies text books and a series of general science text books. Her research interests focus on curriculum and pedagogy with an interest in science education.

Table of Contents

  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.

Product Details

Year
2019
ISBN-10
1108449999
ISBN-13
9781108449991
Format
Paperback
Pages
280
Edition
2nd
Subtitle
The Australian Context
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Author
Scott Webster, Ann Ryan
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Media
Book
Publication Date
2019-03-31
Textbook
1
Illustrations
Worked examples or Exercises; 1 Tables, black and white; 3 Line drawings, black and white