This updated edition is for anyone involved in curriculum planning or development and should be especially useful to students training to be teachers and practising teachers following professional development programmes.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction 1. What is Curriculum 2. Introducing Key Concepts Part 2: Curriculum Planning and Development 3. Curriculum Frameworks 4. Objectives, Learning Outcomes and Standards 5. Selecting and Organising Teaching and Learning Modes 6. Assessment, Grading and Reporting 7. Curriculum Implementation Part 3: Curriculum Management 8. Innovation and Planned Change 9. Leadership and the School Principal 10. School-Based Management 11. School Evaluation/Reviews 12. Curriculum Reform Part 4: Teaching Perspectives 13. Learning Environments 14. Teacher Appraisal Part 5: Collaborative Involvement in Curriculum 15. Collaborative Teacher Planning and Empowerment 16. Decision-Making, Stakeholders and Influences 17. Action Research/ Teachers as Researchers 18. Parent-Teacher Participation Part 6: Curriculum Ideology 19. Curriculum Theorizing 20. Gender Inequalities and the Curriculum 21. Postmodernism and the Curriculum
Colin Marsh is Adjunct Professor at Curtin University, Western Australia. He has written a number of books in the areas of curriculum planning, development and evaluation.