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Facilitating Institutional Curriculum Change in Higher Education

Parker, P. M. and Quinsee, S. (2012). Facilitating Institutional Curriculum Change in Higher Education. International Journal of Learning, 18(5), pp. 49-60.

Abstract

This paper discusses the strategies and processes used within one Higher Education institution to support curriculum design and, change the culture around this activity. The paper provides a brief discussion of two institution wide projects related to curriculum design that have been taking place over the last few years and have been used to support this area of development. The discussion will then identify some of the issues around terminology and barriers to staff engaging in curriculum design as well as processes that had been used by staff and then move to discussing the strategies used to support this activity. Throughout the paper there will also be reference to comments gained from peers during the workshop that took place at the Eighteenth International Conference on Learning in Mauritius in July 2011.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Departments: Professional Services > Learning, Enhancement and Development
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/1762
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