Robert Nelson (Monash University)

By Stephen G Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities

Robert Nelson is a Professor in the Monash Education Academy at Australia’s Monash University. His article, “To be Creative, Education Must Become Bifocal” takes a critical look at the practice of Constructive Alignment in university course design, although many educators at the elementary and secondary levels of education will find that this conversation might just resonate with them as well.

How are we leaving room for imagination and creativity in our approaches to course and curriculum design?