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Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum

4th Edition

By Colin J Marsh

Routledge – 2009 – 368 pages

Series: Teachers' Library

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Description

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 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.

Author Bio

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.

Name: Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum: 4th Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Colin J Marsh. 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...
Categories: Curriculum Studies, Education Policy & Politics, Education Studies, Research Methods in Education, Initial Teacher Training