Understanding by Design: Backward Course Design for the College Classroom

Spring 2018

Jan 25, 2018 [ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR]
1:00pm-2:00pm
348, James E. Walker Library (LIB)
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How can course objectives, assessments, instruction, and learning be enhanced in the college classroom?  One approach is to redesign your class from a “backward perspective” so that student understanding occurs, literally, by design.  This workshop will present a case for re...

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How can course objectives, assessments, instruction, and learning be enhanced in the college classroom?  One approach is to redesign your class from a “backward perspective” so that student understanding occurs, literally, by design.  This workshop will present a case for redesigning your class from a backward design perspective, where faculty identify objectives, design assessments, and plan learning experiences.  Participants will utilize essential steps using Wiggins and McTighe's Understanding by Design framework as a guide to reconfigure their own courses to improve student success.

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