Balancing tensions in curriculum design : innovating for coherence, distinctiveness and cost-effectiveness in a postgraduate programme

Perkins, Stephen J. (2003) Balancing tensions in curriculum design : innovating for coherence, distinctiveness and cost-effectiveness in a postgraduate programme. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1 (1). pp. 15-18. ISSN 1740-5106

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Abstract

Curricular design needs to be set in the context of the political economy of contemporary higher education and the challenge of balancing quality and flexibility. It is not only resource constraints that motivate an ‘innovation imperative’. Improving the student experience is at the heart of quality enhancement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; curriculum design; modularity; curriculum coherence; critical thinking; graduate identity
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Department: School of Social Professions
Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2015 15:08
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 11:22
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/123

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