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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Former School/College

Former School of Education

Unit aim

Introduces aspects of, and influences on, curriculum development, including historical, interpretational, implementational, social and political. Familiarises students with principles and techniques for undertaking situational analyses of school-community, school and individual classroom features that affect the success of teaching/learning programs. Introduces students to methods of short-term and long-term programming and evaluation.

Unit content

Curriculum Settlements Participation Sustainability Values Digital Cultures

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of the theories and practices that inform the development, delivery, assessment and review of curriculum programs in schools and other places of learning
2 apply the learning design process so as to: identify and organise the essential elements required for the development of a curriculum plan for a learning cohort align curriculum outcomes to pedagogy and assessment
3 construct a long-term curriculum plan for key learning areas that aligns pedagogy and assessment with the curriculum intent and fulfils school and systemic accountability measures
4 culminate previously studied units by designing meaningful and engaging learning experiences that are inclusive of individual learning needs whilst maintaining a high level of intellectual quality.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the theories and practices that inform the development, delivery, assessment and review of curriculum programs in schools and other places of learning
    • GA1:
  2. apply the learning design process so as to: identify and organise the essential elements required for the development of a curriculum plan for a learning cohort align curriculum outcomes to pedagogy and assessment
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. construct a long-term curriculum plan for key learning areas that aligns pedagogy and assessment with the curriculum intent and fulfils school and systemic accountability measures
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. culminate previously studied units by designing meaningful and engaging learning experiences that are inclusive of individual learning needs whilst maintaining a high level of intellectual quality.
    • GA1: