EDUC 6551 - Curriculum Development and Innovation

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2014

This topic aims to introduce students to the ideas and procedures involved in curriculum development, innovation and evaluation. In addition, the approaches to both learning and teaching employed in the curriculum that seek to benefit from the use of ICT in advancing the understanding and appreciation of knowledge as well as from innovative practice will be explored. The course is concerned with the development of curricula and the design of instruction, as well as the provision of learning experiences, assessment and reporting. It first examines some general and basic issues related to designing a curriculum. Key curriculum design models will be discussed and implications for teaching will be outlined. Curricular innovations and implications for professional development will be examined.

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