Enables current teachers in higher education settings to develop the effective practice of curriculum design and review that is underpinned by a critical engagement with contemporary literature. Participants complete a self-directed project relating to curriculum design or review in their own disciplinary context.
Unit contentTopic 1: Introduction to curriculum studies in higher education
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse and discuss key concepts in curriculum studies in higher education.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||critically discuss key elements of curriculum including development, design and review.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||critically engage with contemporary literature in curriculum studies in higher education.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||plan and complete a project that enhances their practice of curriculum development, design and review.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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