Intermediate Curriculum Design

10 Units

The course will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to design and implement curriculum practices at an intermediate level (that of a practicing educator).

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate an understanding of current knowledge about the different curriculum theories and their design models;
  2. Articulate an understanding of current knowledge about different curriculum design principles;
  3. Demonstrate the capacity to design curriculum units of differing models;
  4. Analyse and critique the links between assessment, curriculum and pedagogy;
  5. Design a curriculum unit for use in a real institutional curricular context.

This course introduces students to:

  1. Current state of the field knowledge about curriculum theories and models for curricular design;
  2. Current state of the field knowledge about design principles;
  3. Design implications of different models of curriculum;
  4. An understanding of curriculum as one of the message systems of learning, in relation to assessment and pedagogy;
  5. Design considerations of curriculum within a larger institutional context.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 1
  • Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Contact Hours



Online 13 hour(s) per Term Full Term


Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Lectures and tutorials may be conducted on a weekly basis, or grouped in multiple day-long or half-day intensives.


Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Course Materials
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Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC6205
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