The Module and Programme Development Handbook
A Practical Guide to Linking Levels, Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
This book shows how to design and develop educational programmes that are linked, logical and successful, with clear, step-by-step guidance on the processes involved. It shows how to develop courses that successfully meet quality and assessment criteria (including those set by the Quality Assurance Agency), and provides a route map through the various elements involved.
The author shows how to design modules with clearly defined levels for assessment, outcomes and quality criteria, and which meet standard teaching and learning expectations. Developed to be accessible, straightforward, systematic and practical, it is illustrated throughout with examples and concise summaries. Key features include:
*clear, simple guidance on developing a module
*understanding levels and level descriptors
*setting aims and learning outcomes
*developing assessment methods and criteria
*devising teaching strategies
*staff development activities
*guidance on programme specification.