Innovative curriculum approaches facilitate transformative student learning experiences
Future-focused university educators intentionally use evidence-informed curriculum design and assessment-for-learning strategies to facilitate active and authentic student learning in their courses and programs. Working collaboratively, teams of colleagues create and implement dynamic and coherently sequenced curriculum approaches that value authentic assessment, pedagogically informed technology enhanced learning and educational experiences that enable students to adopt deep learning approaches, develop discipline-based capabilities and strengthen their professional identity.
Course Analytics@Griffith is one application of learning analytics and is available to Course Convenors and authorised teaching staff on an opt-in basis. Course Analytics can help inform some of the questions you may have about your course, such as how students are engaging with the activities in your course and the changes in your course design that are suggested by the data.
External peer review
IRU Academic Calibration Process
The Academic Calibration Process (ACP) is a process of external, discipline-led academic peer review that is undertaken in collaboration with other Innovative Research Universities (IRU). The process offers you the opportunity to engage in a collegial and constructive process that can improve learning and teaching quality.
Peer-based professional learning
Peer Assisted Course Enhancement Scheme
The Peer Assisted Course Enhancement Scheme is a developmental and confidential process in which two or more colleagues collaborate throughout the Trimester to reinvigorate and enhance the quality of a course. There are opportunities for you to participate in PACES as a mentor or mentee.
Professional learning workshops
Course Enhancement Series
The Course Enhancement Series is an interactive and practice-based face-to-face professional learning program designed to guide you through the course enhancement process. Each workshop guides you through a different aspect of enhancing your course, from designing and developing to evaluating and enhancing.
Online learning experiences
The following online learning experiences will guide you through some of the core aspects of designing and developing your course.
Course learning outcomes builder
An easy to use, interactive tool to support you in writing learning outcomes that are clear and measurable
Graduate Attributes represent the broad qualities that are necessary for students to contribute meaningfully to their communities. These attributes are underpinned by a range of transferable skills that employers look for when recruiting. See how your colleagues have implemented learning activities and assessment strategies into their courses and programs to develop these transferable skills.
Community Internship is a 10CP free choice service learning elective course that enables students to volunteer with a community organisation. This experience helps students make sense of their academic learning and develop an understanding of how they can contribute to their communities.