The Application of Systems Methodology to Curriculum Development in Higher Education
Higher Education Research
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016, Pages: 1-9
Received: Sep. 22, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 2, 2016; Published: Oct. 27, 2016
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Evangelos C. Papakitsos, Department of Education, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Iraklio Attikis, Greece
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The development of curricula is a major priority of educational systems. The associated concepts, theories and guiding principles are briefly presented in this paper, along with a systemic approach for designing a curriculum. This approach is based on the systemic domain of Systems Methodology that facilitates curriculum development in a holistic manner. The related systemic guiding principles are demonstrated through examples that are presented according to the relevant modelling technique of Organizational Method for Analyzing Systems.
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Systems Methodology, Curriculum Development, Systemic Modelling
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Evangelos C. Papakitsos, The Application of Systems Methodology to Curriculum Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-9. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20160101.11
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