The Center for Teaching and Learning offers an opportunity to design (or redesign) a course for Spring 2020 through an upcoming Course Design Institute. Participants will meet in-person on January 6, 8, and 10, 2020, from 8:30-11:30 AM. The face-to-face meetings will be supported by online modules and resources in Canvas. Completion of all online modules, attendance at the face-to-face meetings, and submission of a revised syllabus at the conclusion of the institute are required for successful completion of this institute. The institute is limited to faculty and instructors.
Identifying situational factors that impact the course
Introduction to backward design
Creating a thematic structure for the course
Writing effective learning goals
Designing powerful assignments
Developing a grading system
Assessing student learning
Participants will receive a copy of “Creating Significant Learning Experiences” by Dee Fink. Breakfast will be served at in-person meetings.
Facilitator: Dr. Eric Fournier, Director, Academic Services, The Teaching Center