Course Design

Course code TEHE6020Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Participants will be involved in the development of a course which aligns learning outcomes, content, assessment and evaluation, through effective curriculum design and implementation strategies and practices. The course will also cover the alignment of courses within programs.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion participants will be able to:
1. determine the full range of learning intended for students to achieve in a course and write matching course learning outcomes;
2. design assessment tasks to enable the demonstration of the students' achievement of those learning outcomes, and identify criteria and standards for students' performance of those outcomes;
3. develop learning activities for students that provide opportunities for active engagement and that are aligned to the achievement of learning outcomes taking account of different student needs and perspectives;
4. integrate appropriate graduate attributes and academic skills within course design;
5. plan for multiple opportunities for students to obtain feedback to improve their learning; and
6. plan for the evaluation of course design and delivery through a range of self, peer and student monitoring, feedback and evaluation techniques.
Content1. Developing aims and learning outcomes
2. Designing a variety of learning activities aligned to learning outcomes
3. Developing assessment (diagnostic, formative and summative) as a key component of courses
4. Embedding core skills and attributes in courses
5. Building opportunities for student feedback into courses, and
6. Evaluating course design
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable.
TransitionNot Applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeTEHE6010
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsCourse Design Portfolio (100%)
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 21 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentGraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching - G Cert Pract Tertiary Teaching - 11556