Resource: Five-category course map representation

Version 1 of the Course map. Developed as part of the OU Course Business Models project and Learning Design Initiative

Cloud created by:

Gráinne Conole
12 October 2009

This representation enables you to view a course at "a glance". It shows the key components of the course in terms of five main facets:

  • Guidance and support
  • Information and experience
  • Communication and interaction
  • Thinking and reflection
  • Evidence and demonstration

The first being the support structure provided the next three the types of learning the student does and the last the way in which the learning is assessed.

Three variants of this representation are provided below:

  • A tablular version giving further information about each of the facets, along with examples.
  • A 2-D map of the OU's KE312 course (created by Mick Jones).
  • A 3-D version which shows how both the guidance and support, and the evidence and demonstation link to all three types of learning the students does.

Recently we have refined our thinking on this and have condensed the catgories into four - see related cloud.

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Course map representation: as a table

Course map representation: as a table

added by Gráinne Conole

Course map representation: 2D version for the KE312 course

Course map representation: 2D version for the KE312 course

added by Gráinne Conole

Course map representation: 3D version

Course map representation: 3D version

added by Gráinne Conole

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linsharon
8:54am 21 January 2010


Wonderful job.

Gráinne Conole
12:12pm 22 January 2010


Thanks! Would welcome any futher thoughts you have on this, particularly if yu use them at all in your own design activiites.

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