Curriculum design

Open classes curriculum design and delivery The teaching team at Coventry were aware that the curricula of their media courses needed to change to reflect the needs of professional media practitioners and to enable their courses to compete with other Media Departments. Shaun Hides presented a new vision for the Department in 2009 which was informed by the changing student …

Institutional support

What kinds of institutional support, departmental structures, strategies, policies and processes can support open education models? Coventry open media classes developed incrementally, an approach which did not, therefore, require wholesale institutional buy-in in the early stages but allowed the team to test things out and take smaller risks.  The Department’s Open Media Policy underpinned the developments and innovations as it …