Workshop/Course Development (Dion Nijland)
Profile, extension and depth: Business, Education
6 or more
Number of course weeks
One 50-minute lesson per week. The presentation lesson will take 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
The student has completed Education.
A2/A3/C1/C2/C3/C4/C5 (click here
for an explanation).
At the end of the course, the student can:
• Develop a workshop or course.
Formulate their personal aims and views with respect to professional education.
• Formulate didactic aims and accordingly design a workshop or course for the target group.
• Give an estimate of the costs and profits of a workshop.
• Understand and connect two worlds: teaching and entrepreneurship.
Relation to other modules
The contents of this module follow where Education left off, and form part of the educational part of the curriculum, which also includes Methodology and several electives.
This module is related to the more theoretical compulsory module Entrepreneurship and apply the content of Entrepreneurship.
Lessons based on the topics listed under Aims.
During the lessons students will develop a course or workshop for an existing organisation or group of people.
At the end of the module they present their workshop or course to a representative of an organisation like "Vereniging voor huismuziek", a school of music or a coordinator of the preparatory course in order to apply for a job as a workshop leader.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group lessons, assignments and presentations.
All the necessary materials can be found on the ELO (electronic learning environment) under Education Modules.
Completing assignments, giving presentations, exchanging feedback.
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Assignments / presentation.
The student should have mastered the elements described under Aims. The presentation for a committee will be judged with the following criteria:
• Completeness and clarity of the workshop plan (motivation, subject, objectives, method and public relations)
• Artistic and pragmatic of the workshop
The student has successfully completed the module with a minimum attendance of 80%, 4 assignments graded ‘sufficient’ and a minimum grade of 5.5 for the presentation at the end of the module.
The end presentation is graded by a committee.
Students develop a course or workshop for a school of music, primary school, preparatory course, business club or company.