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The Aspirational Curriculum Map

A Model for Action-Oriented Program Review

When the process of curriculum mapping begins with the faculty's articulations of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students should master upon graduation, a curriculum map results that enables faculty to review the curriculum for effectiveness, see the workings of the whole curriculum at a glance, plan assessments, and recognize where adjustments or changes need to be made.

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Course Development Institute

For Large Classes

The Large Class Course Development Institute meets for five 3.5 hour morning sessions at the end of summer to implement a backward design approach to develop a new course or revise an existing course.  In addition to the outcomes listed in the traditional and fall versions of the course design institute, participants in this session will explore informal small group activities, exam design instead of major final assessment, and apply backward design principles to the lesson level as well as the course level. 

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How to Not Change Everything About Your Tech-Media Course

Every. Single. Semester.

Have you ever spent eight hours re-making a tutorial or exercise that you just made the previous semester? (Me.) Or relied on an online resource for instruction that disappears right before you assign it? (Yup.) Or brought up an example in class and it no longer works because the program was updated mid-semester? (Sigh.)

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Teaching Orientation Workshops

for Associate Instructors

Graduate students who will have instructional roles in the upcoming academic year are invited to attend the following events as part of the CITL’s Associate Instructor Orientation. Both new and experienced AIs are welcome to participate. Registration is not required for AI Orientation workshops.

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