HIGHER EDUCATION CURRICULUM DESIGN

EDU4HEC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Good curriculum design in higher education is a critical factor in student satisfaction, success and retention. In this subject, participants have the opportunity to explore the practical applications of contemporary higher education curriculum design, models and learning theories, and reflect on their own educational beliefs and values. Participants take a scholarly approach to a higher education curriculum design/re-design project that involves engaging with the University's Professional Learning Framework. Participants gain practical expertise in assessment task (re)design informed by contemporary literature on good practice assessment design to promote learner engagement and success. Participants demonstrate leadership skills for curriculum renewal by formulating an evaluation plan to drive a cycle of quality enhancement in assessment practice informed by student feedback and learning analytics.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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. Critically evaluate constructive alignment of curriculum in subjects
02. Review assessment tasks in subjects informed by good practice assessment principles in higher education and student feedback data.
03. Design assessment tasks and write clear guidelines for students and marking rubrics.
04. Evaluate the impact of redesigned assessment tasks on student learning and engagement.
05. Engage in reflective practice to enhance curriculum development in higher education

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.50 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshops face-to-face or via Zoom"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written task - 1000 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
Written task - 1750 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2
Written task - 1750 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Written or oral task - 500 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNauman Saeed

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 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.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.50 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Workshops via Zoom"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written task - 1000 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
Written task - 1750 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2
Written task - 1750 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Written or oral task - 500 words Full details will be given to student in the subject learning guide and on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO5