- Is curriculum just a document?
- Power, values and points of view
- Educator philosophies
- Social disadvantage & the virtual schoolbag
- Binary thinking: gender & class
- Indigenous education justice
- Childhood, technology & consumerism
- The third teacher
- Planning curriculum
- The official curricula
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Embedded Multimedia
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Chat Rooms
- Online assignment submission
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as EDC111 Exploring and Contesting Curriculum.
This subject provides an introduction to the idea of curriculum including key terms, alternative models of curriculum and the processes and products of curriculum. Specific areas covered include: socio-cultural perspectives of curricula; curriculum integration; the development of early learning and school-based curricula; and the way in which teachers use curriculum documents for planning. This subject provides an introduction to the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum.
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- Report (20%)
- Essay (30%)
- Case Study Exercise (50%)