Curriculum frameworks: who (or what) is framing whom?

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Marsh, Colin and Harris, Catherine. (2007). Curriculum frameworks: who (or what) is framing whom? Curriculum and Teaching. 22(2), pp. 29 - 42. https://doi.org/10.7459/ct/22.2.03
AuthorsMarsh, Colin and Harris, Catherine
Abstract

This article examines the current uses, benefits and problems in using multidisciplinary KLA’s as curriculum frameworks. To do so, this article comprises two sections. In the first section the role of disciplines such as knowledge (and curriculum) structures and how these have historically acted as powerful frames for curriculum are examined. theorise the role and purpose of curriculum frameworks as theorised and discuss the discipline/ subject wars that have traditionally driven curriculum frameworks are discussed. In the second section, the development of multidisciplinary KLAs across Australia’s States and Territories is explored and their effectiveness as knowledge and curriculum organisers queried.

Keywordscurriculum design; curriculum frameworks; ideology; knowledge; multdisciplinary curriculum; organisers
Year2007
JournalCurriculum and Teaching
Journal citation22 (2), pp. 29 - 42
PublisherJames Nicholson
ISSN0726-416X
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.7459/ct/22.2.03
Page range29 - 42
Research GroupSchool of Education
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Place of publicationAustralia
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