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Understanding Curriculum


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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.

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Understanding Curriculum is a critical introduction to contemporary curriculum theory and practice.

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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.

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