Educational curriculum management

Course Code: ME1104 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences - Masters • Field of study: Educational management
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Grigore-Dan Iordachescu
Seminar tutor: Grigore-Dan Iordachescu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

Developing the ability to critically analyze curricular processes and products;
Developing the ability to design, implement and evaluate differentiated and customized curriculum
Developing a positive attitude for the field of professionalism by basing it on a correct understanding of the importance of achieving an effective personalized curriculum management

Course Entry Requirements:

Basic knowledge in the field of curriculum theory and methodology acquired during undergraduate studies, through professional experience and / or in non-formal or informal learning contexts.

Course contents:

1.Conceptual delimitations of curriculum theory

2. Curriculum management - positions and status

3. Hierarchical levels in curricular management

4. Systemic managerial approach

5. Curriculum design, implementation and evaluation

6. The school curricular project

7. Content management

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Examples, Conversation, Exercise, Algorithmization, Academic controversy

Learning outcomes:

- to make a power point presentation for one of the course topics, of one's choice
- to present a curriculum for a school year and to identify the time resources allocated to the optional subjects to propose such a subject
- to s
ubmit a project for an optional scholar subject for approval and to specify the necessary steps for such an approach and what documents they have to prepare

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Develop a portfolio of tools and applications in accordance with the specified requirements as outcomes.

Recommended reading:

Anne Campbell & Lin Norton, Learning, Teaching and Assessing in Higher Education: Developing Reflective Practice, Learning Matters, New York, 2010, 80-115.
David Middlewood & Neil Burton, Managing the Curriculum, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, 2010, 5-100.
Kellan Sparks (Editor), Curriculum Management: Teaching and Learning, Willford Press, london, 2017, 5-100.