Category Archives: Curriculum Design

The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum – Tomasz John and John Sutter

Webinar recording: The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum Dr. Tomasz John (EAP Coordinator and researcher in the internationalisation of HE) John Sutter (Learning Enhancement Manager) Dr. Tony Reeves (Subject Leader, Creative Education) UCA’s increased focus on internationalisation presents … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum Design, Internationalisation, Webinars | 12 Comments

Internationalising the curriculum

Guest blog post by Dr. Tomasz John, Coordinator and Lecturer for UCA’s Pre-sessional English for Art and Design courses. Over the next few years, UCA “will become a leading force for innovation in international creative education. This will be achieved … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum Design, Internationalisation, Student Centred Learning | 1 Comment

Universal Design for Learning – Heidy Waywell

Inclusive education through Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Despite the growing emphasis on the need to improve inclusivity in higher education, it can sometimes be difficult to understand what this looks like in practice. In this webinar, Heidy Waywell and … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum Design, How Students Learn, Inclusivity, Podcasts, Student Centred Learning, Universal Design for Learning, Webinars | Leave a comment

How to create a culture for valuable learning

Educational visionary Sir Ken Robinson continues his quest to put creativity back at the heart of systems of education. At the recent Big Picture Learning conference called Big Bang, Sir Ken criticised the use of conformity and compliance in education … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design Education, Creative Education, Curriculum Design, How Students Learn | Leave a comment

How has Google affected the way students learn?

I recently came across this article on the excellent Mindshift blog about how Google is affecting the way students learn. In the article, the author considers how the ability to ‘search’ is changing how students approach their learning, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum Design, How Students Learn, Learning Technology, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Controversial? Clearly stated goals are not always helpful

It’s easy to believe that clear goals are a ‘good thing’ for students. Designing learning and curricula around goals is widely regarded as good practice, and there is considerable evidence to show that aligning learning with clear goals is useful. … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum Design | Leave a comment