Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and issues affecting the field. Written in Marsh's clear and accessible style, the book is divided into six sections, including
- Curriculum planning and development
- Curriculum management
- Teaching perspectives
- Collaborative involvement in curriculum
- Curriculum ideology
Now updated to include a new chapter which looks at curriculum models and how these might be used by teachers, the new edition also includes extra detail on standards and essential learning factors recently introduced in a number of countries, including the UK, USA and Australia.
This up-to-date edition will be essential reading for anyone involved in curriculum planning or development and will be especially useful to students training to be teachers and practising teachers following professional development programmes.