M.Ed. – Curriculum Theory and Development

In this course students will consider the scope, issues and research of curriculum studies, critically reviewing contemporary projects to develop curricula that meet the needs of the contemporary world, in particular the outcomes-based approach.

The course will review: the purposes of education, principles of curriculum structure, design, implementation and evaluation, approaches to formulating educational objectives, the responsibilities and roles of educators with respect to the curriculum, and issues and trends in education.