Designing and developing curriculum

students discussing ideas

In early February 2016 a series of workshops involving representatives from each Faculty and from Directorates including First Peoples and Identity and Mission came together to discuss how curriculum can and might be enhanced at ACU, with presentations on:

  • the governance of the curriculum development process and its timelines;
  • the incorporation of the Catholic intellectual tradition, principles of Catholic social teaching and Catholic social thought in our curricula;
  • the foundational ideas of writing curriculum; and
  • applying these ideas in practice.

The slides from these workshops are provided here, as well as the links for resources on Catholic social thought and teaching provided by IACE.

Role and requirements of the Courses and Academic Quality Committee
from Professor Karen Flowers, Head of the CAQ Committee

Catholic identity and mission
from Professor Jude Butcher and Mr Anthony Steel

Designing (effective) curricula 101
from Dr Duncan Nulty, Learning and Teaching Centre

Peter Faber Business School: realignment of curriculum
from Professor Susan Dann, with an exemplar from Professor Don Ross, Finance (Statistics)

Suggested resources for student and staff formation

(from Anthony Steel, IACE)

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