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Curriculum Design at the University of Strathclyde

Funded by the: Jisc e-Learning programme.

Lead Institution:  University of Strathclyde

Learner Provider Type: Higher Education

Project Duration: September 2008 - July 2012



The principal outputs of the Principles in Patterns (PiP) project surround the Course and Class Approval (C-CAP) system.  This web-based system built on Microsoft SharePoint addresses and indeed resolves many of the issues identified by the project.  Generally well received by both academic and support staff, the system provides personalised views, adaptive forms and contextualised support for all phases of the approval process.  Although the system deliberately encapsulates and facilitates existing approval processes thus achieving buy-in, it is already achieving significant improvements over the previous processes not only in reducing the administrative overheads but also in supporting curriculum design and academic quality

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