Whether you are updating a course or starting one from scratch, it’s critical to devote time to analyzing your program outcomes, course goals, and student needs in order to determine student learning outcomes and course format. Use this Course Architecture (CC License) and the information below to ensure alignment between goals, objectives, and assessments. Investing time to plan these course elements before you start will not only improve your students’ experience but also save you time in the long run.
  • Design Approaches: Read about approaches to course design for creating engaging learner-centered courses.
  • Course Formats: Learn more about the different ways that courses can be offered, including flipped, hybrid, face-to-face, and online.
  • Writing SLOs: Learn more about how Student Learning Objectives provide a framework for course development, communicate clear expectations, and emphasize student learning.

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For personal assistance in developing and implementing course content, you may request assistance from the Center for Instructional Technology and Training.