Strategies for leading academics to rethink humanities and social sciences curricula in the context of discipline standards

Thomas, Theda and Wallace, Joy and Allen, Pamela and Clark, Jennifer and Jones, Adrian and Lawrence, Jill and Cole, Bronwyn and Sheridan-Burns, Lynette (2017) Strategies for leading academics to rethink humanities and social sciences curricula in the context of discipline standards. International Journal for Academic Development , 22 (2). pp. 120-133. ISSN 1360-144X

Abstract

The introduction of discipline standards in Australia has required a comprehensive rethinking of humanities and social science curricula from first year through to graduation. This paper proposes a model to facilitate academics’ engagement with discipline standards and their implication for first-year curricula. The model supports discipline-focussed professional development that integrates consideration of discipline threshold learning outcomes, first-year pedagogy principles, and discipline threshold concepts. The model is demonstrated using strategies that were applied, tested, and


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published version, in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Arts and Communication
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 01:37
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 03:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: change management, first-year curriculum, discipline threshold concepts, decoding the disciplines
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1080/1360144X.2017.1285239
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33250

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