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Designing, revising, or expanding a course will typically involve a number of complicated, interrelated tasks, such as writing course goals, constructing a syllabus, choosing and ordering class materials, etc. The resources below will help you stay organized during this process and think about how your course can build towards key goals and learning outcomes. Practical considerations are included as well, such as instructions for ordering books and boilerplates to include in your syllabus.
Developing a Course
- Developing a Course
- Understanding How People Learn
- Principles of Course Design
- Creating Course Goals and Learning Objectives
- Developing an Online Course
- Suggested Course Design Calendar
Constructing a Syllabus
Choosing Course Materials
McKeachie, W. (1999). McKeachie's teaching tips: strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers (10th ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.