Category Archives: Design Projects

Curriculum change and transformation: outcomes from the JISC Curriculum Design programme

Challenges and context The last four years have seen unprecedented change in higher education in the UK. During that time 12 universities funded under the JISC Institutional Approaches to Curriculum Design programme have been steering change projects through some significant challenges to transform their institutions’ approaches to curriculum design. The projects were focusing on a … Read more

Stories of organisational change in curriculum design

This summer saw the launch of a new JISC On Air Radio show which explores curriculum design and the role technology plays in supporting changes to organisational practices and processes. The focus is on the different approaches to curriculum change and engaging stakeholders of two universities involved in the Curriculum Design programme – Birmingham City … Read more

Curriculum design with OERs – OU announces MOOC

Building on the work of the JISC OULDI project, the Open University will be leading a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the theme of curriculum design with OERs (open educational resources) (see announcement). This will run from September to December 2012 and will be valuable for anyone seeking to develop their professional skills and … Read more

Curriculum Design Technical Journeys: part 3

**NB this post has been amended from a post on my CETIS blog** Continuing from my last post, the next part of the programme technical journey focuses on the Cluster B projects: Co-educate, SRC, P3 who had similar objectives in terms of organisational change. SRC *Project Prod entry In terms of organisational change, SRC (Supporting … Read more

In conversation with Dawn Wood – an organic approach to evaluation

Just before Christmas I spoke with Dawn Wood from the PC3 (Personalised Curriculum through Coaching) project. Dawn gave me an update on what is happening with the project, but we also talked about how their evaluation has moved away from the traditional research approach. PC3 has been exploring ways in which the principles of development … Read more