Gráinne Conole,  The Open University [email_address] JISC Curriculum Design, Cluster meeting  Strathclyde University 21/4/09
Focus <ul><li>Series of reflections on potential curriculum design representations </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for collaborati...
Aspects of design  We have a reasonably good understanding of design at the learning activity level… Assessment Learning o...
Representations <ul><li>Textual summary and keywords  </li></ul><ul><li>At a glance map </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></...
1. Summary <ul><li>Brief overview </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract model of course (wrap around, ...
2. At a glance map Summary Tools & resources Activities Learning outcomes Success criteria Support Timeline Principles/ped...
3. Timeline BA Do D1 D2 SG1 SGn SG8 Production Presentation SGn… SGn… Course calendar Wk1 Wkn,,, TMA ECA
4. Content map Theme 1 Theme 2 Theme 3
5. Workload Roles Wk1 Wk2 Wk… Course chair Course manager Academic team members Technical developers Librarians Tutors Ass...
Thinking  & reflection Conversation  & interaction  Experience  & activity Evidence & demonstration
Mapping learning  activities against goals Aggregation of learning activities Conole, 2008, New Schema for mapping pedagog...
 
 
A DNA print of designs OpenLearn SociaLearn Different set of principles Different mapping to  pedagogies
Variants on the matrix Mapping principles to activities Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 Principle 1 Principle 2 Principle...
7. Cost Type Wk1 Wk2 Wk… People Resources Media Assessment Administration
Pedagogy Cost effectiveness Innovation Context/fit for purpose Criteria breakdown Pedagogy <ul><ul><li>Constructive alignm...
A suite of interactive widgets <ul><li>Ulster interactive wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Milo framework spider maps </li></ul><ul...
 
Lecture 2 0 1 0 Seminar 1 3 1 0 Peer assessment 0 1 1 2 Forum 0 3 1 1
Features <ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate generic set derived from theory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User...
Cluster to do list <ul><li>Set up a cloudscape for the cluster and populate with clouds describing the different intervent...
Cluster aspirations <ul><li>Shared set of interventions shared through the cluster cloudworks and set of evolve reflection...
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JISC Curriculum Design Cluster C meeting

  1. 1. Gráinne Conole, The Open University [email_address] JISC Curriculum Design, Cluster meeting Strathclyde University 21/4/09
  2. 2. Focus <ul><li>Series of reflections on potential curriculum design representations </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for collaboration across the three JISC Curriculum Design projects (the Open University, Strathclyde University, Ulster University) </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions for next steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aspects of design We have a reasonably good understanding of design at the learning activity level… Assessment Learning outcomes Tasks Support
  4. 4. Representations <ul><li>Textual summary and keywords </li></ul><ul><li>At a glance map </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation/delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content/topic/curriculum map </li></ul><ul><li>Workload – overall, distribution, breakdown </li></ul><ul><li>Principles/pedagogy matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation/delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Success criteria tick box </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships and inter-dependencies </li></ul><ul><li>Process flow maps </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Summary <ul><li>Brief overview </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract model of course (wrap around, web 2.0, bought it, empty box) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main pedagogical approach (problem-based, dialogic, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discipline and level </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 2. At a glance map Summary Tools & resources Activities Learning outcomes Success criteria Support Timeline Principles/pedagogy Content
  7. 7. 3. Timeline BA Do D1 D2 SG1 SGn SG8 Production Presentation SGn… SGn… Course calendar Wk1 Wkn,,, TMA ECA
  8. 8. 4. Content map Theme 1 Theme 2 Theme 3
  9. 9. 5. Workload Roles Wk1 Wk2 Wk… Course chair Course manager Academic team members Technical developers Librarians Tutors Assessors Administrators Students
  10. 10. Thinking & reflection Conversation & interaction Experience & activity Evidence & demonstration
  11. 11. Mapping learning activities against goals Aggregation of learning activities Conole, 2008, New Schema for mapping pedagogies and technologies, Ariadne article Principles Thinking & reflection Experience & activity Conversation & interaction Evidence & demonstration Reflect on experience and show understanding Frequent interactive exercises & feedback Provides support for independent learning Supports collaborative activities
  12. 14. A DNA print of designs OpenLearn SociaLearn Different set of principles Different mapping to pedagogies
  13. 15. Variants on the matrix Mapping principles to activities Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 Principle 1 Principle 2 Principle 3 Bloom’s taxonomy Knowledge … Evaluation Principle 1 Principle 2 Principle 3
  14. 16. 7. Cost Type Wk1 Wk2 Wk… People Resources Media Assessment Administration
  15. 17. Pedagogy Cost effectiveness Innovation Context/fit for purpose Criteria breakdown Pedagogy <ul><ul><li>Constructive alignment… </li></ul></ul>Cost effectiveness <ul><ul><li>Finance summary… </li></ul></ul>Innovation <ul><ul><li>Web 2.0, use of wiki… </li></ul></ul>Context/fit for purpose <ul><ul><li>Strategic fit, prof alignment… </li></ul></ul>
  16. 18. A suite of interactive widgets <ul><li>Ulster interactive wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Milo framework spider maps </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes to topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes to assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment to topic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media advisor pedagogy distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Affordances </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>8LEM/Hybrid model </li></ul>
  17. 20. Lecture 2 0 1 0 Seminar 1 3 1 0 Peer assessment 0 1 1 2 Forum 0 3 1 1
  18. 21. Features <ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate generic set derived from theory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can adapt/add to </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Levels and aspects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works at a number of levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each ‘white’ box can be unpacked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static representations vs. progression process vs. relationships/dependencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design of a course vs. an instance of a course </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines for course design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comparison between courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Departmental, Faculty, Institution overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deconstruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Checklist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  19. 22. Cluster to do list <ul><li>Set up a cloudscape for the cluster and populate with clouds describing the different interventions each of the projects is producing (tools, approaches, methods) </li></ul><ul><li>Work up/validate curriculum design taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Agree set of principles mapped to good pedagogy (REAP, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm success criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Trial representations and compare </li></ul>
  20. 23. Cluster aspirations <ul><li>Shared set of interventions shared through the cluster cloudworks and set of evolve reflections of use </li></ul><ul><li>Set of validated forms of representation for curriculum design </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum design taxonomy and set of pedagogical principles </li></ul>

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