Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


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 currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students 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.


  1. 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


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Practice of Tertiary Teaching program.

Assumed knowledge


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments