Online in the Canvas learning management system May 6, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Design or redesign a course built on learner-centered design principles using strategies of backward course design;
Create and/or revise learning goals for their course;
Select instructional materials that contribute to student achievement of stated goals;
Draft an assessment plan, including an outline of major assignments and exams;
Develop a draft of a syllabus and course policies that support learning goals;
Incorporate principles of universal design for learning into their course design
Faculty scheduled to teach for Sever Institute will have priority enrollment for this program. This institute will be conducted entirely online in the Canvas learning management system, with learning modules released on a weekly basis. Participants are expected to complete a course module and associated online activities each week. Time required for completion will vary depending on prior course development, but participants should expect to spend 3-5 hours on each weekly module, at a minimum. Completion of all online modules and activities, and submission of a revised syllabus at the conclusion of the institute are required for successful completion of this institute. Participants are encouraged and welcome to schedule in-person, phone, or Skype consultations to review and receive feedback on their course design at any point during the institute.
This institute is being coordinated by Lindsay Meador, Ph.D, Assistant Director of Academic Services, The Teaching Center, and Jason Crandall, Director of Learning Design and Innovation, McKelvey School of Engineering. Please contact Lindsay or Jason with any questions.