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A Conversational Approach to Curriculum Development


In an interview with TalkingHE podcast editor Santanu Vasant, CODE Fellow David Baume demonstrates a outcomes-based approach to course design. During this 30-minute podcast, David questions Santanu, who in response produces an outline design for a level four course in graphic design. David stresses that he knows little or nothing about graphic design!

Takeaways: A single attractive clear strong learning outcome is a great start to designing a course. And, as long as you concentrate on what students are doing and learning, rather than on what and how you are teaching, course design is a pretty straightforward business. Although it can be made more complicated, as this pdf explains.