Weekly study8 hours
Perspectives on Curriculum – Sep '21
The word ‘curriculum’ is a term that we often come across working in higher education, but what does this term really mean and do students and staff share a common understanding? In addition, when it comes to designing a curriculum, what are some of the factors that will influence our decisions?
This short course explores the different perspectives on curriculum and the different factors that influence your curriculum design. You will also examine your academic identity and leadership in relation to curriculum design.
What is a curriculum?
Factors influencing curriculum development in HE
Academic identity and academic citizenship
Your role in curriculum design and academic leadership
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore the different perspectives on curriculum.
- Identify different factors that influence your curriculum design in your context.
- Evaluate your academic identity and your role as an academic citizen.
- Identify your role in curriculum design and how you could be an academic leader.
Who is the course for?
Colleagues at Coventry University and CU Group who teach and/or support student learning in Higher Education.