Course Planning

Teaching Goals Inventory (PDF) - helps you understand what your teaching goals are.

Writing Goals and Objectives; Alignment of Program and Community Goals with your Course Goals (PDF) - Worksheet to help you create four broad goals and relate each to one or more measurable objectives. Verify that your planned course fits with community, university, and program goals. See also our assessment website to align various assessment targets.

Aligning Objectives with Lessons (PDF) - worksheet to verify your course goals are being met with your lessons and activities.

Aligning Objectives with Assessments (PDF) - worksheet to verify that your objectives are being adequately assessed throughout the semester.

Focus on Outcomes (PDF) - worksheet to guide course design based on student learning outcomes.


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Graham Worthy
College of Sciences Graham  Worthy During my 22 years in academia, I've tried to excel at teaching, research, and service. I love interacting with students and mentoring them to achieve more than they realize they're capable of. As an undergraduate student, I was known to walk out of a lecture if l didn't think I was going to get s...

Judith Ruland
College of Nursing Judith    Ruland My philosophy of teaching is based on a belief that learning needs to be student centered and that students need to be equal partners in the learning process. My role involves using my expertise to put the necessary resources in the hands of the students or more likely to be sure that my students are well equi...

Melody Bowdon
College of Arts and Sciences Melody    Bowdon I have taught undergraduate writing classes for over twelve years, and the most gratifying aspect of my experience has always been seeing students make ethical use of the concepts and techniques that they learn from my classes in their lives as professionals and citizens. For me, teaching writing is teaching think...