Curriculum Commons

Curriculum Commons logo on a computer on a deskWinter 2022

About the Commons:

The Curriculum Commons is a hub for faculty members, instructors, administration, and support staff related to advancement of curriculum – especially as part of the Queen’s University Quality Assurance Process (QUQAP) and the Cyclical Program Review (CPR) Self-Study process.

Anyone at Queen’s can join the Microsoft Teams based Curriculum Hub. Join the Team! Or contact the Commons Facilitator, Lauren Anstey (Centre for Teaching & Learning) l.anstey@queensu.ca

Articulating Program Learning Outcomes

Thursday, February 3, 2022; 10:30 – 11:30am

What knowledge, skills, and values do students demonstrate as graduates of your program? By the end of this session, participants will be equipped to devise/revise program level learning outcomes to effectively communicate the value of the program to external reviewers, current, and prospective students.
 
Please note that this session repeats content from the December CPR Retreat hosted by the CTL. Those who attended the Retreat are welcome again, if desired.

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Constructive Alignment: Addressing Section 4.1 

Thursday, March 3, 2022; 10:30 – 11:30am
 
By the end of this session, participants will be equipped to consider the bi-directional connections between the academic program and course-based learning, and devise strategies for highlighting when, where, and how students progress on their learning.
 
Please note that this session repeats content from the December CPR Retreat hosted by the CTL. Those who attended the Retreat are welcome again, if desired

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Articulating Program Requirements: Addressing Section 4.2

Wednesday, March 30, 2022; 2:30 – 3:30pm
 
By the end of this session, participants will be equipped to devise strategies for documenting and highlighting the ways in which instructional strategies, student activities, and assessment of learning serve to affirm program goals.
 
Please note that this session repeats content from the December CPR Retreat hosted by the CTL. Those who attended the Retreat are welcome again, if desired.

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