VU Curriculum A quick walk through a possible future.Owen HicksAugust, 2011
What is it that I hope you will comeaway with at the end of this session?na sense of the current situation of curriculum at VU;nan idea of what the future might look like;na sense of what might be gained and what might be lost;n a sense of how you might get there and how you might know.
A little exercise in model building. Change Analysis Framework
A little exercise in model buildingTEACHINGLEARNINGCONTENTCURRICULUMSYLLABUSTRAINING PACKAGESUBJECTCOURSECOMPETENCY Try using these words and symbols to build yourself a model of how the wordsDISCIPLINE fit together in your world at VU.LECTURER/TEACHERSTUDENT
Change Analysis Framework TITLE Current situation:+ - New situation:
Change Analysis Framework The VU Tertiary Curriculum Current situation: (a description of the current situation as regards curriculum at VU) (positive aspects of (negative aspects of the current situation) the current situation)+ - (positive aspects of (negative aspects of the new situation) the new situation) New situation: (a description of what curriculum might possibly look like following the work of the ‘Curriculum Commission’)
LogisticsWhat structures might we need to bring about these changes?Over what time frame?What events could/should occur?What resources would be needed?
EvaluationHow might you know the changes were being achieved?How might you know if they were effective?