ICP 1151 – Curriculum development

ICP 1151 - Curriculum Development

Various elements of curriculum are explored in this course. The development of programs and courses will emphasize the alignment of learning outcomes, instructional strategies, and assessments. Lethbridge College academic policies, adult learning principles, new trends and directions, and quality standards for curriculum development will be examined.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Incorporate Lethbridge College policies and procedures into course design and teaching practices.
  2. Identify the elements of curriculum.
  3. Describe formal and informal methods for evaluating the quality of a program.
  4. Explain how quality assurance impacts the individual instructor and the individual instructor’s role in quality assurance.
  5. Integrate Core Competencies into course and program curriculum.
  6. Incorporate adult learning principles into teaching and learning strategies.
  7. Design strategic and learner centered instructional strategies that incorporate purposeful flexibility and support key concepts and skills necessary for learners to meet an intended learning outcome.
  8. Determine assessment tools appropriate to the learning outcomes for the course, learning styles, adult learning theory and instructional strategy used.
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