Curriculum Development and Transformation: Skills, Learning Outcomes and Universal Design
There are many considerations in curriculum development and transformation. Student skills, including soft skills, have become a focus for academic performance and workplace readiness. Learning outcomes as a design principle have been driving key aspects of vocational education but are now being adapted to higher education more generally. Universal design broadens accessibility through attending to learner diversity. These transformational forces are confronting competing curriculum priorities, including: disciplinary requirements, professional accreditation, cultural transmission, critical reasoning, liberal education, citizenship, and quality assurance.