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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Ann Miller
College of Sciences Ann  Miller My goals in the classes I teach are for students to not only develop foundational knowledge and skills in the topic area, but also to develop enthusiasm about the subject, learn about themselves, and learn how to learn. Although these goals may be reached in different ways depending on the semester and the...

Carol Bast
College of Health and Public Affairs Carol  Bast Teaching is a multidimensional activity that focuses on learning outcomes and the best methods for achieving those outcomes while measuring student achievement and providing feedback to students. Learning outcomes are directly related to the instructional objectives for a particular class. Al-though I teach...

Claudia Schippert
College of Arts and Humanities Claudia  Schippert At the center of my teaching philosophy is my commitment to challenge students to examine “common sense” knowledge and to think creatively from different perspectives in order to grapple with complex negotiations of religious, political, and cultural identities in different times and places. I ask ...