Learning Outcomes and

Curriculum Development in


A project was commissioned by the Australian Universities Teaching Committee (AUTC) and the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education during 2004 and 2005. Its aims were to evaluate a wide range of teaching practice and innovation in tertiary physics nationwide, and to ascertain graduate and employer satisfaction.

For the final report of the project please click here.

Extensive data collection via questionnaires, interviews and focus groups, resulted in the publication Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Development in Physics. Additional data collected produced  the publication Snapshots - Good Learning and Teaching in Physics, a booklet showcasing good practices. Click on the covers to view the pdfs.

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Also available are pdfs for the Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Development in Physics:

Executive Summary  (106KB)      

Appendices  (485KB)

A 1-day National Workshop took place on Wednesday 28th September 2005 at the University of Sydney. For a full listing of delegates, their institutions and the presenters' PowerPoints please click here. The program for the day can be found here.

A list of Physics departments in Australia and their courses during 2004 can be found here.

For any queries regarding the project and/or this website please contact:


ManjuLA Sharma - (02) 9351 2051



David Mills - (03) 9905 3692