EDUC5645 Leading Curriculum Innovation
- 6 points
|Not available in 2019||UWA (Perth)||Multi-mode|
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.