D4 Retention Curriculum Design Workshop
The D4 Retention Workshop is a 4 stage process for curriculum design. It focuses on retention and how this can be improved by curriculum approaches in a well-planned and supported way.
The D4 Retention Workshop draws on principles of Appreciative Inquiry and uses a set of cards which have been adapted from the Jisc’s Viewpoint resources. Appreciative Inquiry is a positively focussed model for change management, designed around four stage: discover, dream, design, destiny (Kadi-Hanifi et al. 2014). Viewpoints are a set of resources, developed by a JISC Curriculum Design Project, to promote and enhance good curriculum design (Nicol 2012).
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D4 Retention Key Information Handout:
Kadi-Hanifi, K., Dagman, O., Peters, J., Snell, E., Tutton, C., & Wright, T. (2014). Engaging students and staff with educational development through appreciative inquiry. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51(6),
Nicol, D. (2012). Transformational Change in Teaching and Learning Recasting the Educational Discourse EVALUATION OF THE VIEWPOINTS PROJECT at the University of Ulster.
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