Curriculum Application in Vocational Education and Training

Course code EDUC4705Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills to effectively identify, critically review and document relevant sources of information to analyse curriculum and National Competency Standards, design curriculum/competency standards and design training programs.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesStudents will be able to:
Identify and analyse client competency needs
Undertake needs analysis
Confirm findings of research
Produce needs analysis report with an implementation plan
Validate report and implementation plan
Manage the whole needs analysis task efficiently within the context of the workplace and the system.
Determine and respond to the needs for a course or set of learning programs for stakeholders and clients in a specified situation
Develop learner profiles
Develop a course/learning program structure appropriate to the specified situation
Prepare and document all the resource requirements of the course/program
Identify and document career/educational pathways
Develop course/program monitoring arrangements
Produce a full course/program proposal
Manage the design and development of the course/program efficiently
Analyse and evaluate competency application through curriculum in relation to current literature
ContentThis course examines curriculum and competency applications in vocational education and training. It develops the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and manage needs analyses, develop learner profiles, identify, develop, monitor and manage course/program proposals. Additionally, the course provides the opportunity to reflect on and reconstruct competencies, curriculum and training courses.
Replacing Course(s)Nil
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC4038 or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Provide a multi dimensional evaluation of competency application through curriculum in light of the course/program you have prepared 20%
Case Scenario/PBL exercisesWrite a case study of a program/course. Prepare a course/program proposal document including a set of learning materials - 40%
ReportsPrepare a needs analysis plan, report and implementation plan - 40%
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term