Action 19

Learning outcomes will be constructively aligned with the development of graduate attributes, as relevant to the discipline.

Learning outcomes will be constructively aligned with the development of graduate attributes, as relevant to the discipline.

Team

  • Graduate Attributes Programme Manager
  • Centre for Digital Education
  • IT Services
  • Key Academic Staff

Outcome

Staff, through development and alignment of learning outcomes will have a central focus on preparing students for their future. Staff will be engaged and will integrate the teaching and assessment of graduate attributes within the student learning experience. Students will receive systematic support to better identify and develop to skills they need to better contribute to society and the labour force.

Current Status

Pilot is underway within CACSSS and key senior staff in CACSSS are core to its delivery

  • Scoping of learning outcomes being investigated within Canvas VLE Outcomes module
  • CIRTL have agreed to integrate and layer Graduate Attributes into the Certificate and Diploma in Teaching and Learning to further engage staff

Timelines & Targets

  1. IT Systems currently being investigated: Expected end 2019
  2. Staff awareness sessions on aligning learning outcomes: Ongoing
  3. Staff engagement in aligning learning outcomes: Ongoing
  4. Systematic supports in place for students: Ongoing

Expected Completion Date

Academic year 2020

Comment

Scoping of aligning learning outcomes will begin in Summer 2019, and into the academic year 2019-2020.

Alignment of learning outcomes will be reviewed annually.

Email: graduateattributes@ucc.ie for further information.

A Spotlight Section on the website www.ucc.ie/graduateattributes has been established to showcase various academic programmes who are now already working creatively to showcase the learning outcomes of their programmes and aligning the graduate attributes and values.

Deputy President & Registrar

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