Understanding the Principles of Course Design (Online Course)

Title:Understanding the Principles of Course Design (Online Course)

Duration:0.5 days
Central Short Courses
Who should take this course?

Teaching staff who are module convenors or are creating a new module.

Course Description:

This course is designed to help you learn the principles of good course design and how to apply them in order to maximise the chance that the students you teach will have a positive experience.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Be able to make your course work as an educational system as well s being able to teach well;
  • Understand what aspects of the course you have the authority to change and what needs to be left as it is;
  • Understand the context in which the course and your students operate, so as to be able to make contextually appropriate decisions.

About the course

This online course was produced by Epigeum as part of their University and College Teaching (UCT) programme.  Each course will take between 2 and 4 hours to complete, and is the equivalent to a half-day workshop.

Other Online University and College Teaching Courses

Developing Your Teaching
Lecturing 1
Lecturing 2
Making the Most of Discussion
Marking and Giving Feedback
Resources to Enhance Student Learning
Supervising Projects and Dissertations
Teaching with Patients

Log in to Moodle with your username and password, and if asked for a password to access the online workshop use the word 'general'.
UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF)

This course is particularly relevant to these dimensions of the Framework:

  • Areas of Activity: A1, A3, A4
  • Core Knowledge: K1, K2
  • Professional Values: V2, V4

Find out more about the Framework here

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