Educational planning

500 AED


This module aims to support candidates make informed decisions to develop curricula and plan curriculum evaluation in their own context.

Learning outcomes:

Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of educational planning.
  • Describe the different types of academic organizational structure.
  • Define and describe the various roles and responsibilities in the field of HPE.
  • Describe the main types of policies and procedures that need to be identified and defined in HPE.
  • Prepare effectively for the various types of learning and assessment activities.
  • Describe the methods used for the monitoring and evaluation of learning and assessment activities.
  • Apply the skills for leading and managing educational innovations and improvement
  • Discuss and critique curriculum models and theories.
  • Explain the SPICES model of medical education.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the principles, rationale, and development of a contextual curriculum, including the role of culture in curriculum planning.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the principles of integrated curriculum design.
  • Describe the process of curriculum development, and the rationale for its stages.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the challenges and methods of curriculum implementation
  • Plan curriculum evaluation, on the basis of its theoretical and procedural underpinnings
  • Consider the relationship between accreditation, quality, and curriculum.
  • Define the terms aims, goals, outcomes and enabling objectives.
  • Define Bloom’s taxonomy of educational adjectives.
  • Define the terms curriculum development course and course design.
  • Explain the process of course design.
  • Conduct situational analysis for a unit in an educational program.
  • Explain the need for, and the principles of educational prioritization.
  • Conduct an educational prioritization analysis for course content.

Learning topics:

  • Principles of educational planning
  • Academic organizational structures
  • Roles and responsibilities in HPE
  • Policies and procedures in HPE
  • Competency-based education
  • Competency frameworks
  • Curriculum design models & frameworks
  • Curriculum Models and Theories
  • Generic capabilities relating to teaching expertise (professional identity formation, team working, communication)
  • The common graduate attributes
  • Processes and methods of reflective practice
  • Models of interprofessional education and their evidence base
  • The six-steps model of curriculum design
  • The Process of Curriculum Development
  • Designing Integrated Curricula
  • The Process of Curriculum Development
  • Preparing for educational activities
  • Key concepts and processes in curriculum design
  • Teaching continuity planning
  • Curriculum mapping & constructive alignment
  • Course construction
  • Managing the Curriculum
  • Course and Curriculum Evaluation

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