Curriculum Design

Curriculum Design

The Instructional Development team helps faculty, instructors, and graduate students with their pedagogical needs through individual consultations, group workshops, online courses, and university-wide events.

We offer

  • Assistance with course (re)design, learning outcomes development, in-course assessments, blending/flipping the classroom, gamification, and teaching/class-management challenges
  • Help finding, using, adapting, and creating open educational resources (OERs)
  • Support for indigenizing and internationalizing the curriculum
  • Online self-instructional units for skills/knowledge development (e.g. Copyright 101, How to Teach Online 101)
  • Links to useful faculty resources

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Necessary Support for High-Impact Practices

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A. "Support for High-Impact Practices: A New Tool for Administrators" (article; Kezar and Holcombe) outlines the nine key areas of the "High-Impact Practices for Administrators Tool."

It details the administrative infrastructure, institutional structures and policies, incentives, etc. that are essential to "scale and sustain" the eleven broadly recognized high-impact practices at the course level. As the article notes,