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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Rani Vajravelu
College of Sciences Rani Vajravelu My teaching philosophy is to provide the best pedagogical experience that opens avenues for life-long learning. I help students to develop an appreciation for the course content which will prepare them for the work force and real world situations. I strongly believe that high quality education also can be cost...

Suha Saleh
College of Health and Public Affairs Suha  Saleh As a teacher, I learned that students are motivated not only by enthusiasm but also by organization, clarity, scholarship, and good teaching techniques of classroom conduct. Motivation is as important as intelligence in influencing student learning. Studies have found that motivation ranks above intellect, peer ...

William Safranek
College of Medicine William  Safranek I do not know if many educators formally construct their teaching philosophy before they walk into a classroom for the first time; I certainly did not when I started as an adjunct instructor at UCF in 1996 or when I became a full-time instructor in 2005. I am certain all educators think strongly about the kind o...