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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Defining curriculum
    • Curriculum design principles
    • Curriculum planning
    • Developing learning goals
    • Selecting teaching and learning activities and resources
    • Online learning
    • Learning technologies
    • Evaluation of curriculum

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. analyse the concepts and processes of curriculum design
  2. examine flexible approaches to curriculum design, including the foundations and issues associated with online/technologically-mediated learning
  3. embed, use and critically reflect upon the use of learning technologies in curriculum design
  4. assess standards and issues in curriculum evaluation, evaluation models, types, methods and tools.
  • Assignment 1 - Assessment (60%)
  • Assignment 2 - Evaluation (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject covers the design, planning and development of degree/unit content with reference to both context and purpose/s. It considers the development of learning goals: how to develop specific learning outcomes, teaching-learning activities and teaching resources. The emphasis is on flexible approaches to delivery, including technologically-mediated learning. Students will also become proficient in the evaluation of curriculum.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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