Introduction to Educational Design in Higher Education
Learn about educational design in this second course of the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program from UNSW
Why join the course?
Central to effective teaching is providing students with strong educational design that offers opportunities to independently and collaboratively explore and acquire knowledge. Students can then apply what is learned to different contexts, in order to demonstrate that the learning outcomes have been achieved
This course will introduce you to effective educational design - taking into account the evolving higher education environment and current research into curriculum, educational design, assessment and feedback that supports student learning.
Understand learning experiences from start to finish
This course explores the relationship between the focus of the course, learning outcomes, teaching and learning activities and assessment.
By the end of the course you’ll be able to:
Describe established curriculum and learning design principles which support student learning in your context
Identify the role of constructive alignment and the principles of assessment and relate them to your context
Compare and contrast learning design models
Apply an integrated model to (re)design components of a course of study aligned to a program
What topics will you cover?
- Educational design
- Factors influencing design
- Models of design for learning
- Constructive alignment
- Integrated curriculum framework
- Resources, Activity, Support, and Evaluation (RASE) model
- Universal design for learning
- Curriculum alignment
- Writing learning outcomes
- Design for online and blended learning
- Work integrated learning
- Designing assessment