Presentation on theme: "Curriculum Review First Thoughts Welcome initiative: Future & balance Research led orientation Subjects, disciplines and themes International/Global/Comparative."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum Review First Thoughts Welcome initiative: Future & balance Research led orientation Subjects, disciplines and themes International/Global/Comparative Multi-level Personal experience: Multi-disciplinary –Snow, Thompson, Smith –Hedgehog or fox?
Curriculum Review Early Impressions Institutional values International Faculty Department over School Disciplines dominant Need for balance Low teaching loads – little engagement at Junior Honours Flexible – but unstructured? Studies Advice Staff development NSS
Curriculum Review The Challenges Inter-dependent Sustainability: environment, energy, economy Conflict: management & resolution Principles: tolerance, respect, understanding, justice, equality Aesthetics: Wilde: price of everything but the value of nothing. Waugh:..the age of Hooper..
Curriculum Review The need to know: what & how? Domain knowledge: arts, science and social science Skills & competencies: enquiry, evidence, teams, presentations etc Mode of study: flexible Context: comparative and international
Curriculum Review Social Science Perspective: Producer, Consumer or User? Building Blocks: Information or Orientation? Modes of delivery and modes of assessment Supporting students: advisors & activities