New Perspectives on Curriculum, Learning and Assessment by David ScottNew Perspectives on Curriculum, Learning and Assessment by David Scott

New Perspectives on Curriculum, Learning and Assessment

byDavid Scott

Hardcover | November 13, 2015

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This book offers a detailed analysis and assessment of the state of education round the world. The argument is made that education and curriculum practices are deficient for two reasons. The first is the adoption by governments, policy-makers and practitioners of a set of knowledge practices that can be broadly characterised as empiricist and technicist, and which has come to dominate how curricula are constructed and certainly how education systems and their work can be described. The second is the adoption of a model of curriculum that is both backward-looking and, in its own terms, confused and muddled. This book then sets out an alternative model, which is more cogent and better focused on human wellbeing.

Title:New Perspectives on Curriculum, Learning and AssessmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:210 pagesPublished:November 13, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319228307

ISBN - 13:9783319228303

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- 1. Introduction: Curriculum, Learning and Assessment.- 2. Curriculum Frameworks.- 3. Theories of Learning.- 4. Knowledge and the Curriculum.- 5. Learning Environments and Transitions.- 6. Accountability.- 7. Globalisation Mechanisms .- 8. International Comparisons.- 9. A New Model of Curriculum.- Notes.- References.- Author Index.- Subject Index.