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Course Design

  • Principles of Course Design

    Principles of Course Design

    Course design is a cyclical process for which several models exist.
  • Course Objectives & Learning Outcomes

    Course Objectives & Learning Outcomes

    Course objectives describe an intended state (what you hope your students will learn), whereas learning outcomes express a present or observed state (what your students actually learned).
  • Syllabuses

    Syllabuses

    The most effective syllabus goes beyond listing the logistics and the topics covered in the course.
  • Course Materials

    Course Materials

    Identifying and obtaining materials for a course begins with clarifying our course objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Course Design Calendar

    Course Design Calendar

    Suggested course design calendar.

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