Support for Flexible Academic Programming Project (FlexAP)

Learning Environments FlexAP support

Learning Environments can help you with advice and information about FlexAP.

The University’s strategic FlexAP program of work supports:

  • Enhancement of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment
  • Student experience through additional flexible study options and choice
  • Effective use of the University’s infrastructure and resources.

The FlexAP program of work is organised into activity streams through Chancellery, and the streams listed below are supported by Learning Environments and the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (MCSHE). More about FlexAP.

Learning Environments is available to discuss your FlexAP project ideas. The Learning and Teaching Initiatives website provides access to guidelines and application forms.

FlexAP frequently asked questions

FlexAP activity streams

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Educational video for plus-500 subjects

Adopt the strategic use of video to replace lectures that cover foundational concepts in subjects with greater than 500 students.

Learning Environments is working directly with Faculties and Schools to prioritise subjects for video production.


Learning Environments

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Curriculum review and renewal for plus-300 subjects

Review and renew undergraduate subjects with greater than 300 enrolments to ensure they employ curriculum structures and approaches that provide students with active, interactive and engaging learning environments.


Associate Professor Mike Prosser, Melbourne CSHE


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Intensives, summer and winter subjects

Develop and offer students more intensive subjects at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Significantly increase the number and range of subject offerings in the summer study period, in both undergraduate and graduate programs.


Vivien Lee, Policy and Strategy Adviser


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Online subjects

Develop a suite of signature wholly online subjects that students in campus-based undergraduate and graduate programs can undertake as part of their degree


Learning Environments

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Whole of program assessment reform

Move away from high stakes, summative assessment and towards more developmental and continuous approaches to assessment in subjects, clusters of subjects and/or programs.

Adopt more peer-based and student-centred assessment, including peer- and group-based assessments in subjects, clusters of subjects and/or programs.


Vivien Lee, Policy and Strategy Adviser