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Design Thinking and Educational Innovation

Postgraduate | CUR-EDHE502 | 2024

Become a future-thinking educator. Discover the importance of innovation in curriculum, learning spaces and technologies. Learn how to put design thinking into play to create a better learning experience for your future students.

Study method
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Enrol by
17 Nov 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Design Thinking and Educational Innovation

About this subject

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

    1. integrate design thinking principles, practices and contemporary educational theory in the development of educational innovations.
    2. analyse data to identify the need for an educational innovation that accommodates a diverse range of students.
    3. employ learning and teaching data and scholarship of teaching and learning to inform the rationale and design of an educational innovation.
    4. integrate critique into the design and development of an educational innovation for an identified need in teaching, learning and /or assessment specific to one’s discipline and context utilising design thinking principles and procedures.
    5. demonstrate an appropriate understanding of academic integrity principles, application of academic writing and referencing appropriate to both the scholarship of teaching and learning and the discipline being taught.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-EDH-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Innovative Learning and Teaching

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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