EDUC5645 Leading Curriculum Innovation

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content
This unit covers perspectives on curriculum innovation; political, ideological and social milieu in local, state, national and international contexts that influence curriculum innovation; leading improvement (change) management models for schools; leading the practical application of information and communication technology (ICT) in curriculum innovation; and the principles of leading curriculum innovation and action research.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) review and evaluate perspectives on leading curriculum innovation; (2) identify political, ideological and social milieu in local, state, national and international contexts that influence curriculum innovation; (3) review and evaluate leading improvement (change) management models for schools; (4) evaluate leading the practical application of ICT in curriculum innovation; (5) apply the principles of leading curriculum innovation and action research relevant to their professional context; (6) design a guide to leading curriculum innovation; and (7) conduct an action research project in their workplace.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) a 1500-word assessment and (2) a 4000-word assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Jenny Kuhn
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