Title

Learning outcomes and curriculum development in psychology

Document Type

Book

Publication details

Lipp, O, Terry, D, Chalmers, D, Bath, D, Hannan, G, Martin, F, Farrell, G, Wilson, PH, & Provost, S 2006, Learning outcomes and curriculum development in psychology, The Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Ltd., Melbourne, Vic.

Abstract

The scope of the present project was to provide a review of models and methods of teaching, curriculum development and learning outcomes within psychology. In particular the objectives were to: Identify the disciplinary basis for evaluation; Provide an overview of the teaching of psychology in Australian universities

Assess the differing programs' capacity to meet the interests and needs of students, employers, the profession, and the scientific discipline

Identify innovative practice in the teaching of psychology

Develop a platform for future scholarly discussion on the teaching of psychology

Develop print- and web-based material for dissemination

Establish an evaluation framework for the project, and complete a final report.

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