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FSD3214 Student and Staff Interviews on Curriculum Development in Higher Education 2009 and 2012

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  • Annala, Johanna (University of Tampere. Faculty of Education)
  • Mäkinen, Marita (University of Tampere. Faculty of Education)

Keywords

curriculum, educational development, educational guidance, educational personnel, educational planning, educational policy, educational provision, educational reform, higher and further education teaching personnel, higher education institutions, students (college), teaching, tertiary education

Abstract

This dataset contains interviews in Finnish with students and staff at the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences who had participated in curriculum development work.

The interviewees were asked to describe progress made in curriculum development and discussions concerning the curriculum. They were asked what types of obstacles, challenges and, on the other hand, successes the curriculum and curriculum development had faced. Other interview themes included evaluation of learning as well as giving and receiving feedback. The interviewees were asked to indicate how the curriculum should be improved in the future. Finally, the interviewees discussed the curriculum culture in their faculty as well as the significance of the curriculum in regard to the development of the field, students' worklife competences, and teaching work in practice.

Background information included the interviewee's gender, occupation, field and institution. The data were organised into an easy to use HTML version at FSD.

The dataset is only available in Finnish.

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