Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum
4th Revised edition
By (author) Colin J. Marsh
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Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum by Colin J. Marsh
Book DescriptionKey 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 Marsh's clear and accessible style, the book details the strengths, weaknesses and controversies around major concepts in curriculum, including * curriculum planning and development * curriculum management * teaching perspectives * collaborative involvement in curriculum * curriculum ideology. 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415465786
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Colin J. Marsh
Colin J. Marsh is Adjunct Professor at Curtin University, Western Australia. He had been involved in teaching at all levels, from primary school to university, over many years. He has written over 30 books on teaching and learning, including in the areas of curriculum planning, development and evaluation.
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