Course Design Principles
Effective course design is the key to successful student learning and comprises various elements including well-crafted learning goals and outcomes, learning activities, learning communities’ dynamics, content and evaluation methods. This intensive program (typically 21-25 learning hour) is aimed at new faculty members wanting to upgrade their pedagogical skills in regards to course design, it will focus on principles of good course design, the 21st century skills and competencies and how to integrate these into our courses, writing learning outcomes, designing learning materials and activities, student assessment and feedback. Participants will closely look at how to align and integrate learning outcomes with teaching and assessment activities.
This program is geared towards faculty members and teaching staff involved with course design; it may also be of relevance to program directors and coordinators overseeing course design, instructional designers and managers and staff working within teaching and learning centers.