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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Jane Waterman
College of Arts and Sciences Jane    Waterman Science is like a mystery novel; one looks for the solutions to puzzles. I try to bring science alive to my classes, to show them that science is always a work in progress and that it is exciting. I think it is important to integrate my own research into the classroom, as research and teaching are synergis...

Trae Stewart
College of Education Trae  Stewart My teaching philosophy is based on the recognition that education is a primary social institution. Educational achievement and attainment, more specifically, are often necessary for individuals to meet their basic needs. Through this process, accepted knowledge, skills, and dispositions are transmitted from th...

John F. Weishampel
College of Sciences John F.  Weishampel In the end, we conserve only what we love
We will love only what we understand
We will understand only what we are taught
- Baba Dioum, Senegalese ecologist As a biologist who focuses on conservation issues, I thumb-tacked this quote to the bulletin board above my office desk. It continua...