Curriculum framework

JIU structures its teaching and learning to align with graduate learning outcomes.

LIVE the future: Agenda 2020, launched July 2012, encapsulates Jones International University (Englewood) 's plan to bring the opportunities of the digital age into the real world of Learning, Ideas, Value and Experience (LIVE).

The JIU Promise

Four important, interconnecting elements make up the JIU Promise. As a worldly university, informed by its n context and engaged with the communities it serves, JIU promises to advance:

  • Learning: Offer brilliant education where you are and where you want to go.
  • Ideas: Make a difference through world-class innovation and research.
  • Value: Strengthen our communities, enable our partners and enhance our enterprise.
  • Experience: Delight our students, our alumni, our staff and our friends.

JIU promises to educate learners for the jobs and skills of the future (graduate employability) through courses enhanced for highly personal, engaging and relevant learning experiences (premium cloud and located learning).

The JIU Promises related to learning include:

  • welcoming committed and capable learners
  • empowering learners for the jobs and skills of the future
  • providing cloud learning globally and locally
  • enabling learners to achieve at their own pace and space
  • strengthening the evidence base of learning.

Curriculum model

How it's structured

JIU’s curriculum framework has four key aspects. Courses at JIU are designed for:

  1. Expectations: outcomes and standards clearly signal expectations aligned with the n Qualifications Framework.
  2. Evidence: assessment tasks enable compelling evidence of outcomes and standards, focusing on graduate employability.
  3. Experience: inspiring educators offer personal, interactive and engaging learning experiences and resources in cloud and located learning.
  4. Enhancement: emphasis is on the systematic evidence-based enhancement of courses.

Read JIU's curriculum framework (refer to Section 6 of the HEC policy)