Developing the curriculum within an institution using a Change Academy approach: a process focus

Turner, Nancy K, Healey, Michael J ORCID: 0000-0003-1195-0370 and Bens, Susan (2021) Developing the curriculum within an institution using a Change Academy approach: a process focus. International Journal for Academic Development, 26 (2). pp. 150-162. doi:10.1080/1360144X.2020.1840988

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Institutional approaches to curriculum development often privilege outcome over process. This paper explores the use of an adapted Change Academy approach, originally developed for teams from different institutions, to supporting teams from different disciplines within the same institution. The approach was evaluated through analysis of the experience of members of four teams, with data collected through a survey, focus groups, and the reflections of facilitators. We argue that educational developers supporting curriculum development should pay as much attention to the process as the outcome, and that a well-designed Change Academy approach can be effective in implementing curriculum change across an institution.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Curriculum development process; change academy; intra-institutional change; educational development; academic development
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education and Science
Research Priority Areas: Society and Learning
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2020 11:38
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 08:43

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