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Strategic curriculum change [electronic resource] : global trends in universities / edited by Paul Blackmore and Camille Kandiko.

Author/Creator:
Blackmore, Paul, 1954-
Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series:
Research into higher education (SRHE)
Research into higher education
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 p.)
Subjects:
Education, Higher -- Curricula -- Cross-cultural studies.
Curriculum planning -- Cross-cultural studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The curriculum is a live issue in universities across the world. Many stakeholders - governments, employers, professional and disciplinary groups and parents - express strong and often conflicting views about what higher education should achieve for its students. Many universities are reviewing their curricula at an institutional level, aware that they are in a competitive climate in which league tables encourage students to see themselves as consumers and the university as a product, or even a 'brand'. The move has prompted renewed concern for some central educational questions, abo
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Series editors' introduction; Preface; Part 1 Curriculum coherence: Knowledge, relationships and networks; 1 The networked curriculum; 2 Achieving curriculum coherence: Curriculum design and delivery as social practice; 3 Case study: A tradition of reform: The curriculum at Brown University; Part 2 Strategic curriculum structures and processes; 4 Curriculum organisation and outcomes; 5 Transforming student learning: Undergraduate curriculum reform at the University of Hong Kong; 6 Shaping the curriculum: A characteristics approach
7 Assessment in curriculum changePart 3 Enabling strategic change; 8 Change: Processes and resources; 9 People and change: Academic work and leadership; 10 Case study: The whole-of-institution curriculum renewal undertaken by the University of Melbourne, 2005-2011; Part 4 The networked curriculum: Embedding and looking forward; 11 Supporting change through development and evaluation; 12 The physical and virtual environment for learning; 13 Case study: Curriculum structure as a key variable affecting performance in higher education: The case of South Africa
14 Towards more successful curriculum changeIndex
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Kandiko, Camille.
ISBN:
1-280-87383-3
9786613715142
1-136-27911-3
0-203-11162-1
1-136-27910-5
OCLC:
798209422
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