Principles of Course Design

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Welcome to Principles of Course Design

This module briefly introduces the course design process and provides several best practices for creating and redesigning your course.

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Module Sections

Situational Factors

This section explores the situational and contextual factors that typically influence and inform courses.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes are direct statements that describe the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that students are expected to reliably demonstrate in successfully completing a course.

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Assessments have incredible impact upon learners – what students attend to, how they work, and how they go about their studying.

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Teaching Strategies

What Makes Learning Active?

How do you select Teaching Strategies for Your Course

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Bringing it all Together

This section introduces two ways in which you can continue to develop and refine your course.

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