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Designing Teaching

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Braille tube map by Ziyue Wang, MA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Arts. Photo: David Poultney

Creating the best student learning experience requires thoughtful curriculum design, whether you are validating, remodelling or reviewing an entire course, or designing single new units of learning.

These resources cover the whole design process from course vision to implementation, with special reference to key enhancement themes, digital learning, and employability and enterprise.

Course Designer

Embedding enterprise and employability

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    Creative Attributes Framework

    Help your students to develop the wide-ranging qualities, experience and behaviours needed to prepare them for the future.

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    Digital Creative Attributes Framework  

    How to use the DCAF in your teaching and learning.

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    Supporting the Curriculum

    Programmes and resources to support you to develop and embed enterprise and employability learning in the curriculum.

  • Illustration by Lizzie Reid (Instagram: @lizzies_lines),

    Intellectual property (IP) module

    Increase your understanding of IP with UAL’s IP module to help to encourage best practice, respecting creative rights and the rights of others. Link to text from the supporting the curriculum page.

Design online teaching

  • Working tools by Nina Cutler. Postgraduate (MA) MA Material Futures. Central Saint Martins

    Inclusive blended learning design

    This toolkit aims to help course teams transition to a more inclusive blended learning mode of delivery.

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    Adrienne Bennie, PhD Research Student, Chelsea College of Arts. Photo: Alys Tomlinson

    Teaching online

    Learn more about our digital tools and available guidance.


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