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Title: Mapping the Larger Picture: The Benefits of an Electronic Curriculum Mapping Tool


1
Mapping the Larger Picture The Benefits of an
Electronic Curriculum Mapping Tool
  • Dieter J. Schönwetter, Ph.D.
  • Education Specialist - Faculty of Dentistry
  • Peter Tittenberger
  • Director - Learning Technologies Centre
  • February 7, 2006
  • E2 - 160 EITC

2
Objectives
  • showcase an efficient electronic mapping of the
    curriculum

3
Outline
  • History
  • Definition and Purpose
  • Technical Perspective
  • Show Case
  • What Users are Saying
  • Your Thoughts
  • Summary

4
History
  • Faculty of Dentistry programs need of curriculum
    review
  • Current program refinements
  • Accreditation preparation (2007)
  • Programs
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry

5
Definition
  • Curriculum Mapping involves
  • identifying how the existing curriculum fosters
    the development of generic skills and qualities,
  • identifying gaps where opportunities to develop
    these skills and qualities appear to be
    overlooked (Sumsion Goodfellow, 2004).

6
Purpose
  • Enhances the transparency and authenticity of
    teaching and learning (Harden, 2001)
  • Demonstrates links between the different elements
    of the curriculum (Harden, 2001)
  • Aligning instruction to the written standards
    (Koppang, 2004)
  • Developing integrated curriculum units (Koppang,
    2004)
  • Providing a baseline for the curriculum review
    and renewal process (Koppang, 2004)
  • Identifying staff development needs (Koppang,
    2004)
  • Providing communication among instructors
    (Koppang, 2004).

7
Ideal Electronic Curriculum Mapping Architecture
Teaching
Assign-ments
Classroom
Evaluation
CourseContent
Assessment
Course Objectives
Competenc-ies
Student - Instructor Ratio
Best Practices
Course Delivery
8
What it Looks Like
  • Live connection and walk through
  • Administration
  • Manage Users
  • Manage Courses
  • Manage Competencies
  • User
  • Steps 1 - 10
  • Overview of Tables

9
Beta-Testing Results
Curriculum Mapping
  • Benefits
  • Technical
  • User-friendly for user and administrator
  • Educational
  • Quick overview of curriculum via tables
  • Improve learning
  • Tool for improving communication among
    instructors about the content, skills, and
    assessments that are part of the instructional
    process (Koppang, 2004)
  • Challenges
  • More with the clarity of components
  • competencies.

10
Technical Design
  • An open web based architecture that can be
    applied to other programs and faculties
  • Integrates data collection and analysis
  • Database driven (mySQL)
  • Scripted pages (php)

11
Technical Components
  • Authentication
  • Assigned permissions
  • Admin
  • Course coordinator
  • Configurable
  • Add competencies
  • Add courses
  • Error checking

12
Time
  • Design and development 120 hours
  • Orla
  • Daniel
  • Dieter
  • Peter
  • Programming 100 hours

13
Your Thoughts
14
Summary
  • Excellent tool for quick curriculum overview,
    strategic planning guidance, and enhancing of
    collaborative efforts among instructors.

15
References
  • Harden, R. M. (2001). Curriculum mapping a tool
    for transparent and authentic teaching and
    learning. Medical Teacher, 23(2), 123-137.
  • Koppang, A. (2004). Curriculum mapping Building
    collaboration and communication. Intervention in
    School and Clinic, 39(3), 154-161.
  • Sumsion, J., Goodfellow, J. (2004). Identifying
    generic skills through curriculum mapping A
    critical evaluation. Higher Education Research
    and Development, 23 (3), 329-346.
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