Daedalus was developed within Dalhousie University as a simple mapping solution suitable for most academic units. More than 30 maps are currently active in a range of academic programs. 


  • Capture the structure of a curriculum
  • Communicate the big picture
  • Identify opportunities and redundancies
  • Usable
    • Minimal data entry time
    • Minimal type of information tracked
    • Available from the web


Daedalus was initially developped by the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University. It is now the product of a partnership betwen the Provost's office and the Centre for Learning and Teaching



Christian Blouin, PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Computer Science

Contact information

Email: cblouin@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6702

Dr. Blouin is available to help academic units and programs with the mechanics of curriculum mapping and technology. He leads the development of Daedalus, and offer workshops for instructors and curriculum committees.