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Inspiring Curriculum Excellence

Transform future AI and data science graduates through the design and delivery of forward-thinking curriculum.

Inspiring Curriculum Excellence
  • Duration4 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours

Meet the needs and expectations of future students

This special edition of Inspiring Curriculum Excellence has been designed for courses which are part of the OfS-funded PG Conversion Course in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (AI & DS) Project.

This course introduces some of the contextual factors making curriculum transformation important and explores key themes and strategies related to raising the experience and outcomes of all students, as well as for achieving equality of student access and equity of experience and outcomes.

What topics will you cover?

  • Future curriculum vision, rationale and intended outcomes

  • The wider factors informing the need for curriculum transformation

  • Achieving equality of student access and equity of experience and outcomes

  • Developing students’ employability skills, providing active learning experiences and making assessment rewarding

  • Supporting staff and student mental health and wellbeing

  • Developing flexible learning pathways

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Investigate the rationale, context and intended outcomes of curriculum transformation
  • Engage with strategies that can enhance equity, inclusion and attainment
  • Explore learning and teaching methodologies that can meet the needs and expectations of future students

Who is the course for?

This course is mandatory for educators who will be designing courses as part of the OfS-funded PG Conversion Course in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (DS) Project.

Who will you learn with?

I am a Professor of Higher Education and Director of Curriculum 2025 at Coventry University. I have a proven track record in higher education leadership, teaching and research.

I'm an Assistant Professor, Curriculum Change Lead for the Faculty of Business and Law at Coventry University. I'm interested in student belonging and inclusivity and flexible learning.

I work with the Curriculum 2025 course enhancement team, working with colleagues helping learning happen across all platforms and sites of Coventry University Group.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry