Course Design

Here you will find resources to help you with Course Design including setting clear learning targets, identifying assessment outcomes, and creating strong assessment plans to determine whether students have met the learning outcomes.

Designing the Assessment Plan

Have you ever wondered why some lessons work so well?

  • Determine the domains that will be assessed.
  • Determine the level of learning to meet expectations.
  • Determine the Indicators of success for each level.

Click here to download the Course Design Worksheet, where you plan out objectives, assessments, learning activities, and instructional materials.

Putting It All Together in a Syllabus

Download the CBU Syllabus template 
Additional Sample Wording for the Syllabus

When preparing the course, you want to organize the materials in a way that help students access it smoothly.  The following tutorials help you organize content, create opportunities for interaction, create assignments, and create quizzes or exams.
It is a good idea to check your course by looking at the Student Preview prior to making it available.  This helps you see if the assignments and materials show up the way you expect them to.
Student Preview Tutorial

Blog on course design

Click here for the TLC blog entires on course design.

When preparing the course, you want to organize the materials in a way that help students access it smoothly.  The following tutorials help you organize content, create opportunities for interaction, create assignments, and create quizzes or exams.
It is a good idea to check your course by looking at the Student Preview prior to making it available.  This helps you see if the assignments and materials show up the way you expect them to.
Student Preview Tutorial