Write an Evaluation Report. You are expected to draw on what you have learned in Modules One, Two and Three of Course Design, Delivery and Evaluation. To demonstrate your
Understanding of these concepts you are asked to review literature, select a curriculum context, design an evaluation protocol and apply it by
Evaluating the curriculum context you selected, and then write a report encompassing all phases of your evaluation of the identified curriculum. Your written report should be no more than 3000 words in length, plus references and appendices where
Analyse the concepts and processes of curriculum design
Examine flexible approaches to curriculum design, including the foundations and issues associated with online /technologically-mediated learning
Embed, use and critically reflect upon the use of learning technologies in curriculum design
Assess standards and issues in curriculum evaluation, evaluation models, types, methods and tools
Apply discipline knowledge
(use analytical skills to solve problems)
(confidence to investigate new ideas)
The executive summary provides an insightful, concise detailed overview of the purpose, scope, achievements, main points, conclusions and recommendations contained in the report.
Review of Literature
A detailed review of relevant literature is included and integrated throughout the report. Key concepts are analysed, evaluated and reflected upon. An extensive range of sources are included.
The context, rationale, methodology, results, findings, conclusion, recommendations and evaluation protocol included in Appendix are exceptionally well aligned to course concepts, described and explained in detail and supported by reference to an extensive range of sources.
Academic writing standard
The report is exceptionally well written in a suitable structure. Professionally presented. Organisation of sentences and paragraphs gives high degree of clarity and flow.
Point of view and style are appropriate throughout.
Contains virtually no typographical or spelling and punctuation errors.
APA referencing technique
An extensive range of sources cited using APA referencing correctly and consistently throughout.
All cited references included in the end of text reference list.
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