Resource Library

The Resource Library contains a collection of higher education learning and teaching materials flowing from projects funded by the Commonwealth of Australia including those from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.

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10 resources found.

Pharmacy experiential placements tool

Susanne Owen, Ieva Stupans, Greg Ryan, Leigh M. McKauge, Jim Woulfe
University of South Australia
2011
University of South Australia

A competency graduated descriptors tool for self-assessment and feedback in relation to early and late placement students.

The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney
Graduated Descriptors Download Document (255.76 KB)

Building capacity among emerging occupational therapy academic leaders in curriculum renewal and evaluation at UQ and nationally

Sylvia Rodger
The University of Queensland
2011
The University of Queensland

The Good Practice Guides serve as a quick reference guide for those undertaking curriculum design, renewal, review, and evaluation activities. Although developed for use within occupational therapy, the key principles described in the Guides have relevance for other health professions and curriculum development and renewal more broadly. Cases accompany many of these Good Practice Guides.

Compilation of all Fellowship Good Practice Guides & Cases Download Document (1.51 MB)
Guide 1: Role of the Curriculum Convenor or Programme Director Download Document (193.78 KB)
Guide 2: Whole of Program Curriculum Design Download Document (262.83 KB)
Guide 3: Principles of Curriculum Renewal and Change Download Document (297.82 KB)
Guide 4: Curriculum Leadership and Occupational Therapy Download Document (335.83 KB)
Guide 5: Developing a Community of Practice to Support Curriculum Reform Download Document (251.53 KB)
Guide 6: Managing Yourself as a Curriculum Leader and Change Agent and Managing Your Team Download Document (416.77 KB)
Guide 7: Developing Your Team’s Curriculum Vision Download Document (291.05 KB)
Guide 8: Developing your Team’s Educational Philosophy Download Document (351.35 KB)
Guide 9: Developing your Occupational Philosophy Download Document (367.86 KB)
Guide 10: Using Social Networking Tools to Support Communities of Practice Download Document (271.71 KB)
Guide 11: Curriculum Drivers in the Occupational Therapy Higher Education Context Download Document (370.3 KB)
Guide 12: Engaging with Stakeholders Download Document (322.39 KB)
Guide 13: Engaging Consumers as Stakeholders in Curriculum Design and Reform Download Document (383.01 KB)
Guide 14: Determining Curriculum Content Download Document (407.76 KB)
Guide 15: Curriculum Sequences from Gateways to Capstones Download Document (327.78 KB)
Guide 16: Transition Curriculum - Important Considerations for First Year Curriculum Download Document (345.51 KB)
Guide 17: Evaluating and Reflecting on the Impact of Curriculum Changes Download Document (390.44 KB)

Outcomes-based planning, graduated descriptors and quality indicators for pharmacy experiential placements

Susanne Owen, Ieva Stupans, Greg Ryan, Leigh M. McKauge, Jim Woulfe
University of South Australia
2011
University of South Australia

Outcomes from the project include: seventeen experiential learning and assessment tasks published within an online central repository website, the development and trialling of a competency graduated descriptors tool, and a quality indicators framework  indicating stakeholder responsibilities and pre-placement during placement and post placement aspects.  The online repository is available at the project website.

The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney
Final Report Download Document (2.15 MB)

Curriculum specification and support systems for engineering education that address revised qualification standards

Elizabeth Godfrey, Robin King
University of Technology, Sydney
2011
University of Technology, Sydney

Recommendations are made on reducing attrition in areas of admissions processes, curriculum change, bridging pathways, peer-mentoring, and active learning. Other project themes included the development of workshops to support engineering academics, the revision of Engineers Australia‘s competency standards for the three accredited engineering qualifications, and a review of pathways and access to engineering qualifications. Five leaflets address key issues from the report.

Australian Council of Engineering Deans, CQUniversity, Engineers Australia, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, University of South Australia
Final Report Download Document (5.84 MB)
Access to engineering degrees for non school leavers Download Document (228.65 KB)
Indigenous students recruitment and retention Download Document (346.18 KB)
Maximising bachelor degree completions Download Document (214.34 KB)
Student cohort analysis and decision trees Download Document (233.62 KB)
Women in engineering education Download Document (200.58 KB)

Curriculum renewal in exercise science

Steve Selig, Margaret Torode-Charles, Leonie Otago, Deborah Pascoe, Megan Charity, Jacqueline Raymond, Herb Groeller
Victoria University
2011
Victoria University
Australian Catholic University, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, University of Ballarat, University of Wollongong
Final report Download Document (1.69 MB)

Taking clinical psychology postgraduate training into the next decade: aligning competencies to the curriculum

Nancy Pachana, Kate Sofronoff, Andrew Baillie, Kim Halford, Edward Helmes, Gregory Murray, Analise O’Donovan
Swinburne University of Technology
2011
Swinburne University of Technology
The University of Queensland
Final report Download Document (744.74 KB)

Re-conceptualising and re-positioning Australian library and information science education for the twenty-first century

Helen Partridge
Queensland University of Technology
2011
Queensland University of Technology
Charles Sturt University, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Monash University, RMIT University, University of Canberra, University of South Australia, University of Tasmania, University of Technology, Sydney, Victoria University
Final Report Download Document (2.42 MB)

Good Practice Report: Curriculum renewal

Bhuva Narayan, Sylvia Edwards
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited
2011
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited

This good practice report, commissioned by the ALTC, provides a summative evaluation of useful outcomes and good practices from ALTC projects and fellowships on curriculum renewal. The report contains:

  • a summative evaluation of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from completed ALTC projects and fellowships
  • a literature review of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from national and international research
  • the proposed outcomes and resources for teaching and learning which will be produced by current incomplete ALTC projects and fellowships
  • identifies areas in which further work or development are appropriate.
ALTC Good Practice Report Download Document (990.05 KB)

Embedding and sustaining leadership development for course coordinators through tailored support during curriculum review

Robyn Lines, Neil Trivett, Natalie Brown, Kristin Warr, Jason Flello, Peter Kandlbinder, Jo McKenzie
University of Tasmania
2011
University of Tasmania
University of Ballarat, University of Technology, Sydney
Final Report Download Document (1.32 MB)
Evaluation Report Download Document (1.32 MB)

Design based curriculum reform within engineering education

Carl Reidsema, Rosalie Goldsmith
The University of New South Wales
2011
The University of New South Wales
Queensland University of Technology, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney
Download Document (614.72 KB)