Success starts with good design
Student experience and effective teaching and learning success in the classroom begins and ends with good design.
Creating productive and efficient course designs isn't easy. It can requirs a lot of self-analysis and reflection.
There is a wealth of great information on course planning and design available on the web.
Check out the links and resources listed. They are jumping off spots to either help you get started, or to take the next step in course design.
How people learn
ICODev and your course syllabus
Lakeland College’s official course outlines can be found on our Internet Course Outline Development system ICODev website.
This is where your design, edit and review course outlines. For more information about ICODev email Donna Horpestad at email@example.com.
- how to create an inclusive and learner-centred syllabus from the University of Iowa's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
- the advantages of using a syllabus from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Design by objectives and Blooms Taxonomy
Lesson planning and BOPPPs
- guidelines for developing an effective lesson plan from the University of Michigan
- overview of the BOPPPS lesson planning template(with video) from Lethbridge College.
- Queen's University uses infographic to show the elements of BOPPPS
BOPPPS is the acronym for the lesson planning system that includes bridge, outcomes, pre-assessment, participatory learning, post-assessment and summary.