The Changing Curriculum

  • Filename: the-changing-curriculum.
  • ISBN: 9781135031176
  • Release Date: 2013-04-15
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: History of Education Society,
  • Publisher: Routledge

This was originally published in 1971.Recent years have seen a renewal of interest in the field of curriculum development. Until now, however, relatively little account has been taken of the historical aspects of curriculum change. Topics covered include: The relationship between Renaissance achievements and humanist education The contribution made by educationists of the Civil War period who drew their inspiration from science rather than the classics. The formation in the eighteenth century of "academic honeycombs" – groups of scholars concerned with the growth of science and technology. Nineteenth century developments on art education and an assessment of the work of the scientific innovators.

Curriculum as Institution and Practice

  • Filename: curriculum-as-institution-and-practice.
  • ISBN: 9781136499470
  • Release Date: 2012-12-06
  • Number of pages: 232
  • Author: William A. Reid
  • Publisher: Routledge

This volume brings together a collection of essays by William A. Reid that present and elaborate the deliberative tradition of curriculum theory, and examine the implications of a deliberative perspective for approaches to policy making and school systems. The essays illustrate the development of Reid's understanding of the deliberative tradition and his efforts to extend it from a focus on practice to one that embraces conceptions of schooling as an institution. Institution and practice are the key concepts which guide and illuminate the central thesis of the book: To be effective, a theory of curriculum must be able to talk not only about questions of desirable practice, but also about questions of how practice may be aided or constrained by the nature of the institution within which it takes place. This significant new contribution to the literature of curriculum studies: *represents a unique attempt to synthesize what have often been treated as quite separate issues: questions of the philosophical basis for curriculum decision making, questions of processes of decision making, and questions of the nature of schools and classrooms; *presents its material in an evolutionary way, focusing on the continuing development of ideas, rather than on a "rhetoric of conclusions"; and *offers a summing up of thought and achievement in the deliberative tradition that is not otherwise available.

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue

  • Filename: curriculum-and-teaching-dialogue.
  • ISBN: 9781593119904
  • Release Date: 2008-09
  • Number of pages: 332
  • Author: Barbara Slater Stern
  • Publisher: IAP

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue is the journal of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum (AATC). An important historical event in the development of organizations dealing with the scholarly field of teaching and curriculum was the founding of the AATC on October 1, 1993. The members of the AATC believed that the time was long overdue to recognize teaching and curriculum as a basic field of scholarly study, to constitute a national learned society for the scholarly field of teaching and curriculum (teaching is the more inclusive concept; curriculum is an integral part of teaching-the "what to teach" aspect). Since that AATC has produced scholarship in teaching and curriculum and serve the general public through its conferences, journals, and the interaction of its members. The purpose of the organization as originally defined in Article 1, Section 2 of the AATC Constitution: "To promote the scholarly study of teaching and curriculum; all analytical and interpretive approaches that are appropriate for the scholarly study of teaching and curriculum shall be encouraged." Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue seeks to fulfill that mission.

Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue Vol 7 1 2 PB

  • Filename: curriculum-and-teaching-dialogue-vol-7-1-2-pb.
  • ISBN: 9781593114596
  • Release Date: 2005-09-01
  • Number of pages: 216
  • Author: Barbara Slater Stern
  • Publisher: IAP

As I begin my term, CTD will be published as a book with both the Spring and the Fall 2005 issues appearing as one volume. It is our hope that this new format will increase subscriptions without compromising the quality of the journal. The Executive Committee and the membership will surely provide feedback on this new format as we seek to increase our circulation. Other changes include initiating electronic submission and review. The forms for submission and review will be available on both the AATC (http: // wveal/aatc.html) and Information Age (http: // Websites. Additionally, George Johnson, our publisher, has agreed to house electronic copies of back issues on the Information Age Website. Volumes 1 and 2 have been scanned and are ready for uploading; Volumes 3 is in process. Future volumes will be uploaded to the Website with a 5 year lag. This electronic access will enable broader distribution of our work without compromising volumes that are current and still available for sale

Modelling and Applications in Mathematics Education

  • Filename: modelling-and-applications-in-mathematics-education.
  • ISBN: 0387298223
  • Release Date: 2007-12-05
  • Number of pages: 524
  • Author: Peter L. Galbraith
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The book aims at showing the state-of-the-art in the field of modeling and applications in mathematics education. This is the first volume to do this. The book deals with the question of how key competencies of applications and modeling at the heart of mathematical literacy may be developed; with the roles that applications and modeling may play in mathematics teaching, making mathematics more relevant for students.

Critical Perspectives on Internationalising the Curriculum in Disciplines

  • Filename: critical-perspectives-on-internationalising-the-curriculum-in-disciplines.
  • ISBN: 9789463000857
  • Release Date: 2015-06-25
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: Wendy Green
  • Publisher: Springer

Universities around the world have embraced internationalisation at the policy level, but struggle to put that policy into practice, particularly at the coalface of teaching and learning. To date, faculty voices have been largely silent in the literature on internationalising the curriculum. This book begins to address this gap. What does ‘internationalisation of the curriculum’ (IoC) mean in practice? How is it conceived, implemented and assessed within specific disciplines, locales and types of institutions? Why does it matter? These questions are addressed in this book by academics teaching in the fields of business, education and health, in a range of institutions across North America, the Middle East, Europe, East Asia and Australia. Reflecting critically on personal experience, through a scholarly engagement with current research, each chapter offers new ways of thinking about internationalising curricula in an increasingly interconnected world. The editors’ commentaries draw out the tensions between personal, disciplinary and institutional motivations, imperatives, and interests – in other words, tensions between the ideal and the do-able – which come into play in the practice of internationalising the curriculum, and offer insightful suggestions for future research and practice. Critical Perspectives on Internationalising the Curriculum in Disciplines: Reflective Narrative Accounts from Business, Education and Health is essential reading for academics and administrators invested in exploring new ways to better prepare students for life and work in the 21st century.

Shaping the College Curriculum

  • Filename: shaping-the-college-curriculum.
  • ISBN: 1118047206
  • Release Date: 2011-01-11
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Lisa R. Lattuca
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Shaping the College Curriculum focuses on curriculum development as an important decision-making process in colleges and universities. The authors define curriculum as an academic plan developed in a historical, social, and political context. They identify eight curricular elements that are addressed, intentionally or unintentionally, in developing all college courses and programs. By exploring the interaction of these elements in context they use the academic plan model to clarify the processes of course and program planning, enabling instructors and administrators to ask crucial questions about improving teaching and optimizing student learning. This revised edition continues to stress research-based educational practices. The new edition consolidates and focuses discussion of institutional and sociocultural factors that influence curricular decisions. All chapters have been updated with recent research findings relevant to curriculum leadership, accreditation, assessment, and the influence of academic fields, while two new chapters focus directly on learning research and its implications for instructional practice. A new chapter drawn from research on organizational change provides practical guidance to assist faculty members and administrators who are engaged in extensive program improvements. Streamlined yet still comprehensive and detailed, this revised volume will continue to serve as an invaluable resource for individuals and groups whose work includes planning, designing, delivering, evaluating, and studying curricula in higher education. "This is an extraordinary book that offers not a particular curriculum or structure, but a comprehensive approach for thinking about the curriculum, ensuring that important considerations are not overlooked in its revision or development, and increasing the likelihood that students will learn and develop in ways institutions hope they will. The book brings coherence and intention to what is typically an unstructured, haphazard, and only partially rational process guided more by beliefs than by empirically grounded, substantive information. Lattuca and Stark present their material in ways that are accessible and applicable across planning levels (course, program, department, and institution), local settings, and academic disciplines. It's an admirable and informative marriage of scholarship and practice, and an insightful guide to both. Anyone who cares seriously about how we can make our colleges and universities more educationally effective should read this book." —Patrick T. Terenzini, distinguished professor and senior scientist, Center for the Study of Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-information-technology-curriculum-integration.
  • ISBN: 1599048825
  • Release Date: 2008-02-28
  • Number of pages: 1146
  • Author: Tomei, Lawrence A.
  • Publisher: IGI Global

As more and more universities, schools, and corporate training organizations develop technology plans to ensure technology will directly benefit learning and achievement, the demand is increasing for an all-inclusive, authoritative reference source on the infusion of technology into curriculums worldwide. The Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration amasses a comprehensive resource of concepts, methodologies, models, architectures, applications, enabling technologies, and best practices for integrating technology into the curriculum at all levels of education. Compiling 154 articles from over 125 of the world's leading experts on information technology, this authoritative reference strives to supply innovative research aimed at improving academic achievement, teaching and learning, and the application of technology in schools and training environments.

Oxford Textbook of Medical Education

  • Filename: oxford-textbook-of-medical-education.
  • ISBN: 9780199652679
  • Release Date: 2013-10
  • Number of pages: 784
  • Author: Kieran Walsh
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.

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