|Year of offer||2017|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject deals with the principles of curriculum design and the translation of these principles into a program of study in a specific context. It covers the formulation of objectives and outcomes, content selection, teaching activities and the design of assessment tasks. One module deals with designing for web-based presentation. Participants are encouraged to use the experience as an opportunity to work on the design of a curriculum in which they are involved. The subject also provides participants with the experience of reviewing each other's work online.
At the completion of the subject, participants should have developed:
- a critical understanding of theories and principles of curriculum design;
- the ability to translate these principles into programs designed for specific learning environments;
- skill in analysing learning environments, student needs and the interests of a range of stakeholders;
- the ability to give and receive constructive feedback among peers, and insight into the effective use of this learning procedure.
On completing this subject, participants should be able to:
- apply theories and principles to specific contexts;
- analyse, evaluate and balance the interests and needs of different groups
- work constructively with colleagues to evaluate and support one another's work;
- use online communication effectively to facilitate group work