Course Title: Design and develop learning strategies
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2013
Course Code: TCHE5777C
Course Title: Design and develop learning strategies
School: 360T Education
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5307 - Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
Course Contact: Program Administrative Officer
Course Contact Phone: 9925 4933
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 40
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, develop and review learning strategies.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
TAEDES501A Design and develop learning strategies
1. Determine the parameters of the learning strategy
1.1 Clarify the purpose of the learning strategy, likely target groups and their learning needs
2. Develop the framework for the learning strategy
2.1 Develop a learning strategy design that reflects the requirements of the selected qualification or other benchmark
3. Devise the content and structure of the learning strategy
3.1 Elaborate on and document each content heading to form an overview of content to be addressed
4. Review the learning strategy
4.1 Review the learning strategy in collaboration with relevant people against specified criteria prior to and post implementation
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
. determine the parameters of learning strategies
. develop the framework for learning strategies
. devise the content and structure of learning strategies
. review learning strategies
Details of Learning Activities
As part of your program you will be directed to undertake a number of activities both during scheduled class time and outside of it. It is important that you complete all such activities in a timely manner as they are an important component of your program. Such activities will include but are not limited to the following:
- group discussion
- teacher-directed group activities/projects
- work shopping of students’ own projects
- guest lecturers
- peer teaching
- class presentations
- research both online and other as required
- analysis/critique of suggested reading
- teacher directed activities/exercises
- self-directed study and activities
- class exercises to review discussions/lectures
- project-based work
RMIT Staff Program
9.30-4.30 Friday 10 May, 2013
9.30-4.30 Friday 24 May, 2013
9.30-4.30 Friday 7 June, 2013
6-9pm Wednesday 15, 22, 29 May, 2013
6-9pm Wednesday 5, 12 June, 2013
At the beginning of the course students will be directed to various web-based material and/or
electronic copies of learning resources.
Electronic resources are located on myRMIT Studies. Handouts pertaining to in-class activities
will be handed out during class.
Overview of Assessment
During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks may include:
- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums
- A professional conversation
An assessment policy summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
Present a minimum of two examples of learning strategies designed with differentiated design structures in each strategy that: reflect the specific requirements of the qualification or skill set; and reflect client needs and contexts of application. You will need to implement at least one learning strategy and document a review which provides outcomes and evidence of continuous improvement.
Grades used in this unit are as follows:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates how the assessment task(s) aligns with the relevant unit
of competency and will be made available in the first class or through myRMIT Studies.
The major learning experiences involve you being an active participant in the e-learning environment. It is strongly advised that you engage with online activities such as blogs, wikis, discussion boards, online quizzes etc in order to maximise your chances of achieving competency. In addition, you are expected to attend any face-to-face workshops that are organised.
You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT :
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy :
Special Consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Special consideration, appeals and discipline :
Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :
The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers. http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter
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