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The journey toward learner-centered curriculum
2003 (English)In: Canadian Journal of Higher Education, ISSN 0316-1218, Vol. 33, no 3, 47-69 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. In higher education, competing demands for accountability and innovation in the face of globalization, technology, and budget cuts cause us to consider how best to prepare learners who will learn for a lifetime. We contend that a shift in our understanding of curriculum design to accommodate learner-centeredness will provide the framework for preparing graduates for a lifetime of learning. Learner-centered curriculum proposes to create highly developed individuals, providing them the skills to continue creating learning experiences, digest current knowledge, and create new knowledge within the curriculum itself. Curriculum characteristics, as identified in the curriculum design project presented here, include content appropriate to the characteristics of a new society. It also includes all that is required of a curriculum in order for it to be transparent and easily understood as the scaffolding of learning. This definition of a learner-centered curriculum includes components that educators deem to be relevant and vital for students. It adds curriculum processes and required outcomes to prepare students for curriculum creation alongside educators.

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2003. Vol. 33, no 3, 47-69 p.
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-71048OAI: diva2:486455
NR 20140805Available from: 2012-01-30 Created: 2012-01-30Bibliographically approved

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