Curriculum and Assessment: Leader

Here are some ideas to guide your progress through the Curriculum and Assessment domain of the Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) Framework:

  • Lead initiatives to evaluate and enhance curriculum design
  • Evaluate and improve assessment design and moderation practices in your department/faculty
Assurance of learning diagram (from MQ How to align assessment)

Develop your leadership in Curriculum and Assessment:

Lead: Lead a course reaccreditation process. Find resources on the MQ Course Reaccreditation SharePoint site.
Lead:Lead course design and redevelopment. Consider the Design, develop, implement approach.
Read:Get inspiration from other MQ staff on how they are leading assessment change and initiatives. Case study: Authentic assessment viva voce exams.
Share:Share resources (and discuss) with colleagues on topical assessment issues such as academic integrity, generative artificial intelligence, universal design for learning etc.
Watch:View the series of Transforming Assessment webinars and explore aspects of assessment in higher education with a focus on the use of technology to enhance assessment of student learning.
Facilitate:Set up working groups in your department/discipline/faculty to explore, evaluate and enhance aspects of curriculum and assessment.
Review:Hone your skills as a critical friend for MQCMS Submissions for a new unit or course. (Critical friend checklist resource coming soon).

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