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Curriculum Design Symposium: The Hidden Curriculum - Using curriculum redesign to uncover and respond to the hidden curriculum

This session describes how a major curriculum design opportunity is uncovering and responding to the hidden curriculum.  This includes processes deployed including a negotiated learning and teaching ethos innovative student engagement and explicit staged programme learning outcomes.  Features that became unhidden included development of transferable skills concepts of professionalism and mental models of student behaviour that are based on ‘being like us’. The talk concludes with some of our responses including structured support for transferable skills a space for individual reflection on professional competences and a change in language from “the students are…” to “some students can….”.

1.2c Gibbs AdvanceHE Hidden Curriculum.pdf
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