CURRICULUM, TEACHING AND LEARNING

EDU4CTL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces participants to foundational ideas, current trends, debates and discussions in higher education curriculum, teaching and learning with a particular focus on student learning and engagement. Normally, this subject is taken first in the Graduate Certificate of Higher Education. Participants will investigate how technology-enabled teaching can promote active learning through increased opportunities for a variety of forms of learner interactions. They will explore how current trends in higher education affect an institution's teaching and learning strategic plans. Participants will have opportunities to consider their own teaching, assessment/feedback and curriculum practices from a range of perspectives, and will be encouraged to develop teaching strategies and techniques that are informed by research and scholarship.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYing Yu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesReading, class exercises and discussion

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in RCHE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explore and critically evaluate how current trends affecting higher education are manifested in one institution's teaching and learning strategic plans.
02. Critically analyse how digital learning environments can enhance student learning and engagement.
03. Apply the principles of learner interactions and active learning in the design of a teaching and learning activity for a technology-enabled environment.
04. Critically reflect on how current trends in learning and teaching will impact your practice in higher education.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYing Yu

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.50 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written task (2000 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Written task (2500 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1

Written or oral task (500 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS. Students have the option of a written presentation or oral presentation.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYing Yu

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
Four 1.50 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written task (2000 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Written task (2500 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1

Written or oral task (500 words) Full details of assessment tasks will be provided in subject learning guide and on LMS. Students have the option of a written presentation or oral presentation.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4