Course and program, development and delivery

The College of Business, Academic Development Group can assist in the planning, design and development of a range of educational resources.

Our educational developers and designers can advise on all aspects of creating quality course materials. We design and develop resources for courses and programs in the College of Business, catering for a range of delivery contexts and locations.

AQF compliance

The establishment of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF),the Australian Skills Quality Agency (ASQA), as well as the Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) has led to new quality assurance environment. We are able to assist staff understand these changes and responsibilities.

All the RMIT programs have to be AQF compliant by 2015. Templates for program review and program guide (for use within College of Business only) can be downloaded from J:\02 ADG\AQF\AQF Blank Review Templates

(Note, responsibility for overseeing ESOS compliance and CRICOS registration has shifted to these agencies).

See also:

Contact: Dale Lin

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Course Coordinator's Handbook

A resource for staff that are new to the role of course coordinator

Course Coordinator’s Handbook

Contact: Tass Katsoulidis

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Course and Program System, CAPS

CAPS has replaced the Course Guide Editing System in February 2016.

The new system can be accessed via

What support is available?

Self-serve support - includes work instructions, online training modules, quick reference guides and FAQs.

Online community - ask and respond to questions about system functionality.

Local community - Contact a change champion from your school or college for assistance.

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Course guides - College of Business Guidelines for course guides, course delivery, assessment, and penalties

On February 16 2011 the College of Business endorsed the College of Business - Guidelines for Course Guides, Course Delivery, Assessment and Penalties. These guidelines respond to the University’s assessment principles and are to be adopted for the 2012 academic year. The document contains a list of resources to support the implementation of the guidelines.

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Course guides – Guidelines for writing HE Course Guides

These guidelines have been produced to assist HE course coordinators tasked with writing new course guides or updating existing ones.

The Course Guide must be provided to students before or during the first scheduled class. It is an important tool for students, and it represents a legally binding contract between RMIT and the student.

Guidelines for writing HE Course Guides

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Equivalence and comparability

A project about the unique context of our offshore offerings; what stays the same; what is contextualised; and what is customised.

More about Equivalence and Comparability

Contact: Dr Tom Palaskas and Sathiya Gopal

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The 1:1:1 Delivery Model Trial

The School of Management conducted a workshop to explain the recent initiative for the School to adopt a one hour online tutorial within their course.

The one hour online tutorial concept has been trialed successfully in Leadership and Management by Ian Woodruff.

The 1:1:1 Delivery Model Trial

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Undergraduate Program Rationalisation

The rationalisation project seeks to ensure that our academic programs continue to meet the current and future needs of students, while retaining and enhancing RMIT’s position in the market as a preferred provider of work-relevant business education.

Contact: Tass Katsoulidis

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