ICT tools for curriculum development

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    Abstract

    Along with others in this book, this chapter examines a recent trend in curriculum development, namely, employing the computer to support this complex process. Not to be confused with the vast majority of ICT tools for education, which support the teachers and learners more directly, this discussion focuses on computer-based tools for curriculum developers. It begins by considering the complex task of curriculum development, and then examines potential benefits offered through computer-based task support. Thereafter, main elements of such tools are discussed; and these aspects are illustrated via real-tool examples. Following consideration of possible ways to design tools of this nature, the chapter concludes with some thoughts on fruitful directions for research on computer supported curriculum development.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCurriculum landscapes and trends
    EditorsJ.J.H. van den Akker, W.J.A.M. Kuiper, U. Hameyer
    Place of PublicationDordrecht
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages199-215
    ISBN (Electronic)978-94-017-1205-7
    ISBN (Print)978-90-481-6511-7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

    Keywords

    • METIS-213247

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    McKenney, S., & Nieveen, N. M. (2003). ICT tools for curriculum development. In J. J. H. van den Akker, W. J. A. M. Kuiper, & U. Hameyer (Eds.), Curriculum landscapes and trends (pp. 199-215). Dordrecht: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1205-7