EDUC 817: Curriculum & Pedagogy

This course exposes you to various approaches to curriculum development, focusing primarily on outcomesbased approaches and the Understanding by Design framework. You will experience and practice a variety of different pedagogical strategies with a mind toward differentiated, active and multimodal learning. You will consider the role of context and purpose in selecting specific strategies in the design of the overall learning experience and in relation to the desired results/learning outcomes. This course will also address best practices in assessment and feedback and consider constructive alignment in the curriculum design process.