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Adopting The Principles Of Universal Design Into International And Global Studies’ Programs And Curriculum, Kimberley Brown, Rosa David, Shawn Smallman Jan 2018

Adopting The Principles Of Universal Design Into International And Global Studies’ Programs And Curriculum, Kimberley Brown, Rosa David, Shawn Smallman

Shawn C. Smallman

The ideals of universal design have profoundly impacted instruction, policy, and infrastructure in course architecture and design within elementary education and at some universities. Within international and global studies, however, these principles have not deeply affected either pedagogy or scholarship despite the fact that classes in international studies may include more international students and third culture kids than classes in other programs. Instead, in North America (as well as in much of Latin America and Europe), the current pedagogical model calls for students either to develop strategies on their own to succeed in class or to self-identify with documented disabilities ...


School Leaders’ Engagement In Curriculum Planning And Decision Making, Riaz Hussain Aug 2017

School Leaders’ Engagement In Curriculum Planning And Decision Making, Riaz Hussain

Riaz Hussain

No abstract provided.


Constructive Alignment And The Curriculum: A Call For Improved Pedagogical Practices In Higher Education, Kerwin A. Livingstone Dec 2014

Constructive Alignment And The Curriculum: A Call For Improved Pedagogical Practices In Higher Education, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

From the turn of the century, there have been fervent calls to reform the curriculum in such a way that all students benefit. In light of heated debates, ‘constructivism’ was embraced as the new learning theory that would cause an improvement in student learning outcomes. Much later, ‘constructive alignment’ emerged, which sought to revolutionise the curriculum, significantly modifying pedagogical practices. Consequently, this article seeks to address constructive alignment in the curriculum and the urgent need to improve didactic practices in higher education. To this end, a discussion ensues on the curriculum and its necessity in pedagogy. The different approaches to ...


Curriculum Review: Analysis Of A Spanish Translation Course Curriculum From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone Apr 2014

Curriculum Review: Analysis Of A Spanish Translation Course Curriculum From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

This curriculum review report centres its attention on the analysis of a Spanish course curriculum document from the University of Guyana. The aim of this report is to highlight those areas that are deficient in the current course curriculum, analyse and revise them, and make recommendations for improvements. Information about the University of Guyana, along with its vision, mission and value statements are presented. Then, a discussion ensues on curriculum planning, designing and development, paying specific attention what curriculum entails. An analysis is conducted of the course curriculum, highlighting both the positives and the negatives. Subsequently, recommendations are made for ...


Social Context Research, Thomas Kelly Dec 2009

Social Context Research, Thomas Kelly

Thomas E. Kelly

No abstract provided.


Border Crossing, Thomas Kelly Dec 2009

Border Crossing, Thomas Kelly

Thomas E. Kelly

No abstract provided.


Child-Centered Curriculum, Thomas Kelly Dec 2009

Child-Centered Curriculum, Thomas Kelly

Thomas E. Kelly

No abstract provided.