Backward Design |   First Day of Class  | Successful Syllabi


Backward Design

  • The most successful learning environments are designed. There is a better way to creating or revising a course than going to the textbook or previous syllabi, it’s backward design. The basics of backwards design and alignment between learning objectives, activities and assessments are discussed.  

Teaching Tools—Backward Design (PDF)


First day of class

  • This evidence-based resource will help you make the most of your first class and will provide helpful hints to ensure your expectations are transparent to your students and also set the tone for a welcoming learning environment. 

Teaching Tools—First Day of Class (PDF)


Successful Syllabi 

  • The syllabus is usually the first introduction students have to your course. This Teaching Tool provides you with tips to ensure that the syllabus is a document that can engage students in their learning.

Teaching Tools—Successful Syllabi (PDF)

 


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