Curriculum connections: lessons from post-compulsory vocational education and training

Parry, Lindsay, Harreveld, R.E. (Bobby), and Danaher, P.A. (2011) Curriculum connections: lessons from post-compulsory vocational education and training. In: Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M., and Henderson, Robyn, (eds.) Creating Connections in Teaching and Learning. Research in Teaching and Learning . Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, USA, pp. 137-150.

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Abstract

[Extract] Curriculum, as one of the three educational message systems (with pedagogy and assessment), can be understood as potentially complicit with disconnections and missed opportunities for creating connections in teaching and learning. This is particularly the case if the curriculum is removed from the lived experiences and situated aspirations of groups of learners. At the same time, curriculum can, function as the vehicle for creating and sustaining meaningful connections in teaching and learning, if it engages respectfully with those experiences and helps to fulfill those aspirations.

Item ID: 21205
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: connections, teaching, learning, curriculum, post-compulsory, vocational education
ISBN: 978-1-61735-551-6
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2012 05:19
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 30%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development @ 70%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9303 Curriculum > 930301 Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum @ 100%
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