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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Alisha Janowsky
College of Sciences Alisha    Janowsky Students enter my classroom with intuitions about "why people do what they do." No matter the course modality or class enrollment, my goal is to challenge these ideas and get students thinking "like scientists." To that end, I encourage students to share and then reassess their theories in light of course ...

Aubrey Jewett
College of Arts and Sciences Aubrey   Jewett Active learning fosters academic success. When students take part in the learning process they learn more and retain more than when operating in the passive mode. Thus whether attending a local council meeting, performing statistical analysis on data to investigate a research question or using t...

Drew Lanier
College of Sciences Drew   Lanier Students retain more of course material when they are actively engaged in the learning process. Accordingly, I employ a mixture of lecture and the Socratic Method. Doing so communicates the basic concepts and ideas in the course, while also measuring the students' comprehension, leading to mo...