Learning Design Resources

Educational framework

UCEM's educational framework combines student-outcome led design, co-presence and active pedagogies. It is supported by a scaffolding of KARE (Kindness - Accessible - Reflective - Engaged).
UCEM Educational Framework
KARE as new scaffolding to support online education (Recorded presentation from the ALT Annual Conference, 2019)

Baseline standards

What does a good quality module look like? What can excellence look like? We strive for our students to have a consistent quality learning experience. Our baseline standards provide the basis of that.
Coming soon

Module design resources

Our design approach has a focus on providing active, authentic and meaningful learning experiences.
Introducing the UCEM Design Jam (blog post)
UCEM Learning Types (HTML)
Design Jam Presentation (MS PowerPoint)
Design Jam Storyboard Cards (MS PowerPoint)
Design Jam Storyboard (MS PowerPoint)
Design Conversation Sheet (MS PowerPoint)
Good practice for accessibility (PDF)

Learning activity ideas

Visit our Padlet 'Board of Sparks' to explore learning activity ideas.
Learning designs for design thinking (Recorded presentation from the ALT Winter Conference, 2019)
Active acquisition (blog post)
From webinar to seminar (blog post)
Ways to be present online (blog post)


Weekly overview template (MS Word)