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Complexity and curriculum : a process approach to curruculum-making.

Knight, P. (2001) Complexity and curriculum : a process approach to curruculum-making. Teaching in Higher Education, 6 (3). pp. 369-381. ISSN 1356-2517

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Abstract

It is argued that the complex learning with which higher education institutions are concerned is best promoted by coherent curricula. However, curriculum coherence is not widespread. Outcomes-led rational curriculum planning offers one way of creating coherent curricula, but it is argued that, despite its appeal, it is a poor approach to adopt. An alternative, process model of curriculum creation is described and claims are made about the advantages it can have as an approach to planning coherent learning programmes.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Teaching in Higher Education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Educational Research
ID Code: 13838
Deposited By: Mr Richard Ingham
Deposited On: 03 Oct 2008 10:12
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 16:12
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/13838

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