Category Archives: module design

Course design think sheet

In considering how to support curriculum design for new programmes I have developed a question framework for course design teams to use to help them to deliberate and discuss the shape of new programmes. It tries to encourage a balance … Continue reading

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Diversifying assessment (and assessment generally)

After a inspiring Learning & Teaching Forum lead by Professor Chris Rust of Oxford Brookes, I pledged my post session action would be to capture my best bits from the day. So … Some  take away points from today’s session … Continue reading

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Patchwork discussions

Really interesting to catch up with Kevin Brace earlier in the week. Kevin, based at Aston, and I met up to explore ideas about patchwork text (or, more accurately patchwork media) on the back of some ALT mail list exchanges. … Continue reading

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An approach to graduate development for employer engagement

We have been developing a series of online modules that may be combined to form a postgraduate certificate, a postgraduate diploma or even an MSc. One of the core modules is summarised in this ‘walk through’ along with details of … Continue reading

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UVAC 2010

Liz Warr and I hosted a workshop session on frameworks, wrapper modules and inquiry based learning design at UVAC 2010. The workshop was informed by work undertaken in the last 12-18 months at Harper Adams through the REEDNet project and … Continue reading

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Conceptualising wrappers

One of the curriculum tools under early usage at the moment is a wrapper module. Now in operation these modules enable higher level learning to wrap around work-based training. Through extensions of various sorts the core learning can be escalated … Continue reading

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Wrapping training for relevant HE

One way in which REEDNet has succeeded at enhancing work-focussed learning has been through the development and use of wrapper modules. The wrapper module essentially grows the learning from competency and skills focused training. Whilst it is not new to … Continue reading

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