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- Design curriculum challenges for today's university
- Friedman, Ken
- Curriculum development is a large systemic enterprise. Curriculum involves course planning, course content, pedagogical delivery, and learning objectives for the individual teacher. For the student, it involves learning styles, personal development, mastery of content, and mastery of skills. At the program level, it requires coordination among teachers and across courses. At the school and university level, it involves other issues still. In design, curriculum development involves eight kinds of education. In university, these include undergraduate education, professional education, and research training. Many schools also offer lifelong learning, continuing education, and executive education. Some schools offer vocational training and special courses. Design is both a field of professional practice and a research discipline. The plural dimensions of research and practice both affect curriculum needs.
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- Conference paper
- Proceedings of 'Enhancing the Curricula: Exploring Effective Curricula Practices in Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education', the 1st International Conference of the Centre for Learning and Teaching in Art and Design (CLTAD), London, United Kingdom, 10-12 April 2002 / Allan Davies (ed.), pp. 27-63
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- Colleges; Course planning; Curriculum; Curriculum design; Curriculum development; Design education; Design research; Design studies; Design teaching; Pedagogy; Universities
- Centre for Learning and Teaching in Art and Design, University of the Arts London
- 9780954143923, 0954143922
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- Copyright © 2002 Ken Friedman. Published version of this paper reproduced with the kind permission of the publisher.
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- This paper formed the keynote presentation at 'Enhancing the Curricula: Exploring Effective Curricula Practices in Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education'.
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