Designing Courses: Surface, Deep and Strategic Learning (13’16”)

This short lecture covers the essential details of deep, surface and strategic learning as described by Marton & Säljö. (1976). It invites the watcher to reflect on their own strategies (as a learner) and those of their students. Simon then goes on to suggest five considerations from a course designers perspective.

Marton, F., & Säljö, R. (1976). On Qualitative Differences in Learning: I—Outcome and Process*. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 46(1), 4–11.

These resources from 2013-2017 are being shared to support colleagues new to teaching online in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consultancy for International Higher Education from Simon Paul Atkinson

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