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Author Marsh, Colin J., author

Title Key concepts for understanding curriculum / Colin J. Marsh
Edition Fourth edition
Published London : New York : Routledge, 2009
Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  375.001 Mar/Kcf 2009  AVAILABLE
 MELB  375.001 Mar/Kcf 2009  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  375.001 Mar/Kcf 2009  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series The teacher's library
Teachers' library (London, England)
Contents Part I. Introduction -- Chapter 1. What is curriculum? -- Chapter 2. Introducing key concepts -- Part II. Curriculum planning and development -- Chapter 3. Using curriculum models as a planning tool -- Chapter 4. Curriculum frameworks -- Chapter 5. Objectives, learning outcomes and standards -- Chapter 6. Selecting and organizing teaching and learning modes -- Chapter 7. Assessment, grading and reporting -- Chapter 8. Curriculum implementation -- Part III. Curriculum management -- Chapter 9. Innovation and planned change -- Chapter 10. Leadership and the school principal -- Chapter 11. School-based curriculum development: Idealized or actual? -- Chapter 12. School evaluations/reviews -- Chapter 13. Curriculum reform -- Part IV. Teaching perspectives -- Chapter 14. Learning environments -- Chapter 15. Teacher appraisal -- Part V. Collaborative involvement in curriculum -- Chapter 16. Decision-makers, stakeholders and influences -- Chapter 17. Teachers as researchers: Action research and lesson study -- Chapter 18. Parent-teacher participation -- Part VI. Curriculum ideology -- Chapter 19. Curriculum theorizing -- Chapter 20. Gender, sexuality and the curriculum -- Chapter 21. Postmodernism and the curriculum
Summary "Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and issues affecting the field. Written in Colin J. Marsh's clear and accessible style, the book details the strengths, weaknesses and controversies around major concepts in curriculum." "Now updated with new chapters on curriculum models, school-based curriculum development, learning studies, ICT developments in assessment, the new edition includes extra detail on standards and essential learning factors that have recently been introduced in a number of countries, including the UK, USA and Australia."
"This up-to-date edition of a definitive text will be essential reading for anyone involved in curriculum planning or development. It will be especially useful to students training to be teachers, and practising teachers following professional development programmes."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [284]-330) and index
Notes Also available online via World Wide Web, by subscription
Subject Education -- Curricula.
Curriculum planning.
Education -- Curricula -- Philosophy.
Educational tests and measurements.
Author Ebook Library.
LC no. 2008023711
ISBN 041546577X (hardback)
9780415465779 (hardback)
9780415465786 (paperback)