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COURSE

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Innovative Learning and Teaching

GC-EDHE

TAUGHT BY: School of Education

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

1year

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

100

About offering

This new course covers a range of contemporary teaching practices. It is designed to suit those already working in internal and online learning environments in university and other tertiary contexts, across all teaching disciplines.

Through the integration of new and innovative design, curriculum development and delivery, and critical evaluation of your teaching practices, you will learn how to transform higher education teaching practices.

You'll be introduced to new approaches to pedagogy, learner engagement, the learning cycle, technology rich learning environments, reflective practice and evaluation, as well as evidence-based and scholarly approaches to learning and teaching.

The development of a teaching portfolio will evidence your critical, reflective and developmental teaching practices.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

higher education students learning at computers

What you'll learn

  • employ new pedagogies, learning spaces and modalities in innovative ways for learning and teaching.
  • apply knowledge of contemporary educational curriculum, learning, assessment and evaluation design theory and practices in course, unit and task design.
  • demonstrate creative approaches to teaching and learning that engage a diverse range of students in active learning, utilising a technology rich environment.
  • create and maintain inclusive, positive learning environments and experiences that engage learners in their learning.
  • demonstrate critical reflective practice and contributions to the scholarship of learning and teaching.
  • identify, collect, examine, and interpret a range of sources of evidence in the design and evaluation of educational practice.
  • apply knowledge of indigenous perspectives, knowledges and cultural capabilities in critical reflection of teaching and learning and course, unit and task design.

Professional recognition

This course is considered an advanced preparation for teaching in a tertiary setting and, as such, is seen as advantageous by university employers. Articulation with other award programs is decided on a case-by-case basis.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Specifically, applicants require a completed bachelor degree or equivalent.

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees and charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice:

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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Where to get further information

Applicants applying for an undergraduate degree with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Find information on how you can apply to study at Curtin with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma if you are applying for an undergraduate degree.

Applicants with other international qualifications

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  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information. View courses information disclaimer.

  • Curtin course code: GC-EDHE
  • This offering was last updated on: 22/07/2019