Curriculum Studies in Post-compulsory and Adult Education: A Study Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers

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Nelson Thornes, 2002 - Education - 294 pages
This practical guide to curriculum studies will help to form a better understanding of curriculum planning and development. Written for experienced and student teachers seeking teaching and training qualifications, this text encourages the user to learn through doing. The exercises within the book have been designed in such a way that learners can work with colleagues or on their own.
 

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Contents

A brief overview of postcompulsory education
4
2000
15
2001
21
Expectations and educational achievement
29
Teaching as part of curriculum
35
Elements of the curriculum
42
Further reading
55
The andragogypedagogy debate
65
Use of case studies
80
Curriculum design and organisation of subject content
103
Understanding competencies and learning outcomes
145
Curriculum and course evaluation
166
Quality assurance and implementing change
194
Conclusion
229
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243
Index
288

New approaches to teaching and learning in adult
71

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About the author (2002)

Mary Neary is Lecturer in Education at the University of Wales, Cardiff.

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