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Curricular Development

Code 12145
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 5
Workload TP(30H)
Scientific area Educação
Entry requirements -
Learning outcomes This CU intends to build a comprehensive and integrative framework of the curriculum development (CD), deepening
knowledge and skills in the field of processes and projects of curriculum development intervention.
At the end of the CU the students must be able to:
1. Problematize curriculum;
2. Know the major paradigm s, theories, concepts and curriculum guidelines;
3. Reflect on the role of the teacher curriculum management and development in teaching of Physics and Chemistry;
4. Analyze perspectives of pedagogical intervention taking as reference the results of curricular research;
5. Contribute to the collaborative work in a team;
6. Communicate and support, both orally and in writing, the process and results of their activity;
7. Using learning strategies (e.g. organizing and transforming, self-evaluation).
Syllabus 1. Curriculum a nd curriculum development:
1.1. Fundamental concepts,
1.2. Curriculum paradigms, theories and models,
1.3. Curricular organization;
2. School and Curriculum:
2.1. Curriculum as project,
2.2. Curricular project,
2.3. Curricular roles and functions of teacher;
3. Learning and Curriculum:
3.1. Organization and manag ement of learning,
3.2. Differentiation, flexibility and curriculum in tegration;
4. Innovation, assessment and management curriculum:
4.1. Fundamentals and practices,
4.2. Assessment of learning.
Main Bibliography Francisco Sousa (2010). Diferenciação curricular e deliberação docente. Porto Editora
Maria P. Alves (2004). Currículo e avaliação. Uma perspectiva integrada. Porto Editora.
GTI (2005). O professor e o desenvolvimento curricular. APM.
José A. Pacheco (2002). Políticas de integração curricular. Porto Editora.
Kelley (2009). The currriculum: Theory and practice. London. Sage Publications.
Maria C. Roldão (2003). Gestão do currículo e avaliação de competências - as questões dos professores.Editorial Presença.
José M. Ruiz (2005) . Teoria del curriculum: diseño, desarrollo e innovación curricular. Madrid: Editorial Universitas.
Richard A. Schmuck, Shareen E. Bell & Warren E. Bell (2012). The handbook of organization development in schools
and colleges: building regenerative capacity, 5th ed. EPI.
Syomwene, A. (2020). Curriculum theory. Characteristics and funcions. European Journal of Education Studies 7(1), 326-337.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Teaching / learning activities and pedagogical methodologies are developed in theoretical-practical sessions, independent study and group work. The assessment takes place continuously and includes a knowledge assessment test -40% and a group work - 60%.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-10-23

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