Draft the Course Schedule

Use the learning objectives, assessments, and learning activities you have identified for your course:

  • A well-organized course helps students plan and manage their time better.
  • Students may be more interested in course content if you create a title or topic for each week or session.  Some instructors write these topics as compelling questions that will be answered.
  • It is helpful to mark the course schedule as Tentative, but do make every effort to ensure that you do not have to change it. 
  • Some faculty members schedule in a catch-up day. Midterm and final exam dates and large assignment deadlines should not be changed.
  • You might also schedule 25 minutes around the middle of the semester for the CFT to conduct a confidential midterm assessment. 

Ideas for potential organization for course

 Modules or units

 

 

 

 Spacing of components of major assignments

 

 

 

 Other considerations

 

 

 

Work from right to left, starting with the Learning Goal and moving left toward the content.

Week
CONTENT
ASSESSMENT
LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Learning goal, big idea,
or big question

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13

 

       

14

 

       

15

 

       

Finals
Week