Curriculum Construction eBook, 6th Edition

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Curriculum Construction eBook, 6th Edition

By Laurie Brady, Kerry Kennedy
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Curriculum Construction introduces and analyses all aspects of curriculum development, interpretation and implementation. It brings together two important strands of curriculum work: the theoretical and practical, both thought and action. These often indistinguishable, but there is a tension clear to any curriculum team. This is addressed to students by highlighting social contexts, ideologies and traditions impact the build of a curriculum.

It is a resource for all teachers and students who want to make a contribution to shaping the curriculum.

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  • Is mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers by AITSL.
  • Content has been updated to match a contemporary classroom.
  • A focus is applied to the Australian curriculum with an emphasis on the implications of technology and social media.
  • Inclusion of both Australian values as well as international and global considerations.
  • Key terms of the content are highlighted throughout each chapter and compiled in a glossary.
  • Each section ends with a ‘Check your understanding’ feature which allows readers to self-test their knowledge of the content
  • Both educators & pre-service teachers are supported in preparing for real classrooms, with the alignment of content to professional standards.
  • Can be used across all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters) Education courses.
Table of contents
  • PART ONE The social contexts of curriculum construction
  • 1 The school curriculum and its stakeholders: who owns the curriculum?
  • 2 The Australian Curriculum: past, present and future
  • 3 Diversity and the curriculum: equity for all students
  • PART TWO Curriculum priorities and their social contexts
  • 4 Twenty-first-century students and the contexts that influence them
  • 5 General capabilities and curriculum integration
  • 6 Digital technology and classroom learning
  • 7 Engaging with Asia: deepening global understanding for Australian students
  • 8 More than skills: 21st-century values
  • PART THREE Curriculum planning for schools
  • 9 Curriculum planning models: theory and practice
  • 10 Curriculum translation in classrooms: teachers as decision makers
  • PART FOUR Assessment, evaluation and school review
  • 11 Assessment issues and the school curriculum
  • 12 Reporting student outcomes to parents and community
  • 13 Curriculum and program evaluation
  • 14 School review processes and continuous improvement
  • PART FIVE Changing the school curriculum
  • 15 Curriculum issues in promoting teaching and learning
  • 16 Teachers leading curriculum change
  • Index

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