60-Second SoTL – Episode 39

This week’s episode features an open-access article from Quality in Higher Education and explores how coordination of courses within a degree program affects student satisfaction with their studies:

Holmström, Ola, and Ola Stjärnhagen. 2023. “Coordination of Courses in University Programmes and Students’ Experiences of their Studies: Student Perspectives on the Importance of Course Coordination.” Quality in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13538322.2023.2186170

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This episode was hosted by Jessie L. Moore, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and Professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric. 60-Second SoTL is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

Read More about Coordinating Courses

Arafeh, Sousan. 2014. “Curriculum Mapping in Higher Education: A Case Study and Proposed Content Scope and Sequence Mapping Tool.” Journal of Further and Higher Education 40 (5): 585–611. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2014.1000278

Bath, Debra, Calvin Smith, Sarah Stein, and Richard Swann. 2004. “Beyond Mapping and Embedding Graduate Attributes: Bringing Together Quality Assurance and Action Learning to Create a Validated and Living Curriculum.” Higher Education Research & Development 23 (3): 313-328. https://doi.org/10.1080/0729436042000235427

See also the curriculum mapping resources and examples in the supplemental materials for Key Practices for Fostering Engaged Learning (Moore, 2023).