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A quick walk


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A quick walk

  1. 1. VU Curriculum A quick walk through a possible future.<br />Owen Hicks<br />August, 2011 <br />
  2. 2. What is it that I hope you will come away with at the end of this session?<br />a sense of the current situation of curriculum at VU;<br />an idea of what the future might look like;<br />a sense of what might be gained and what might be lost;<br /> a sense of how you might get there and how you might know.<br />
  3. 3. A little exercise in model building.<br />Change Analysis Framework<br />
  4. 4. A little exercise in model building<br />TEACHING<br />LEARNING<br />CONTENT <br />CURRICULUM<br />SYLLABUS<br />TRAINING PACKAGE<br />SUBJECT<br />COURSE<br />COMPETENCY<br />DISCIPLINE<br />LECTURER/TEACHER<br />STUDENT <br />Try using these words and symbols to build yourself a model of how the words fit together in your world at VU.<br />
  5. 5. Change Analysis Framework<br />TITLE<br />Current situation:<br />+<br />-<br />New situation:<br />
  6. 6. Change Analysis Framework<br />The VU Tertiary Curriculum<br />Current situation:<br />(a description of the current situation as regards curriculum at VU)<br />(negative aspects of the current situation)<br />(positive aspects of the current situation)<br />+<br />-<br />(positive aspects of the new situation)<br />(negative aspects of the new situation)<br />New situation:<br />(a description of what curriculum might possibly look like following the work of the ‘Curriculum Commission’)<br />
  7. 7. Logistics<br />What structures might we need to bring about these changes?<br />Over what time frame?<br />What events could/should occur?<br />What resources would be needed?<br />
  8. 8. Evaluation<br />How might you know the changes were being achieved?<br />How might you know if they were effective?<br />