Course Design: Love Your Course
Do you love your course, but find yourself looking for ways to take your relationship to the next level? Or are you starting a new course romance?
Join the MCC Center for Teaching & Learning for our Course Design Series that focuses on the best practices in course design pedagogy to engage learners and promote student success. Take this opportunity to participate in a highly engaging and collegial process of mapping and aligning your course and building informative assessments linked to your learning objectives! Sessions may be taken in a series or as individual stand-alone opportunities!
Review the full schedule below! Course building teams welcome! Faculty Professional Growth (FPG) Approved!
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Part 1: Curriculum Mapping & Lesson Design – FPG Approved
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Session Description: In this session, you will design a curriculum map based on the most relevant concepts related to your course and competencies to build thematic units. Using this map, you will create a unit alignment by writing measurable learning objectives that connect your course materials and assessments to the course competencies.
COURSE #001760, Session #0011 Register through HRMS
Tuesday, February 17, 3:30pm – 6:30pm
COURSE #001760, Session #0012 Register through HRMS
Part 2: Building a Conceptual Framework – FPG Approved
Session Description: In this session, you will build a Conceptual Framework based on the most relevant concepts related to your course and competencies to build course modules. Using this framework, you will create a module aligning your measurable learning objectives to your course materials, assignments and assessments.
(Split Session, attend both evenings)
COURSE #001976, Session #0009 Register through HRMS
Friday, February 27, 8:30am – 12:30pm
COURSE #001976, Session #0008 Register through HRMS
Part 3: Outcome-Based Learning & Informative Assessment – FPG Approved
Session Description: Participants will be able to connect the three main functions of formative assessment (including Classroom Assessment Techniques) with instruction. You will be provided the opportunity to identify and/or create formative assessments, that are clearly aligned to lesson objectives, to check for understanding, adjust or refine instruction and give appropriate feedback to students. This process is student-centered and will promote the development of metacognitive skills for learners.
COURSE #001762, Session #0011 Register through HRMS
Tuesday, March 31, 3:30pm – 6:30pm
COURSE #001762, Session #0010 Register through HRMS
*Note: 6 participants are required for these sessions to run. Participants will be notified 24 hours prior to a session (via email) if a session is to be canceled.