Table of contents for Designing and assessing courses and curricula : a practical guide / Robert M. Diamond.


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Preface.
Acknowledgments.
About the Authors.
PART I: A FRAME OF REFERENCE.
1. A Learning-Centered Approach to Course and Curriculum Design.
2. The Expanding Role of Faculty in Accreditation and Accountability.
3. Staying Informed.
4. Scholarship and Faculty Rewards.
5. An Introduction to the Model and Its Benefits.
6. Diagramming.
PART II: THE PROCESS.
7. Making the Decision to Go Ahead.
8. Getting Started.
9. Linking Goals, Courses, and Curricula.
10. Gathering and Analyzing Essential Data.
11. Thinking in the Ideal.
12. Adjusting from the Ideal to the Possible.
13. Clarifying Instructional Goals and Learning Outcomes.
14. Designing and Implementing Your Assessment Plan: Overview and Assessing a Curriculum.
15. Designing and Implementing Your Assessment Plan: Assessing a Course.
PART III: DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING, AND ASSESSING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE.
16. Designing the Learning Experience: The Research on Teaching and Learning.
17. Designing the Learning Experience: Your Instructional Options.
18. Using Technology to Support Learning.
Wallace Hannum.
19. Distance Learning.
Wallace Hannum.
20. Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners.
G. Roger Sell.
21. Addressing Diversity.
G. Roger Sell.
22. Developing a Learning-Centered Syllabus.
PART IV: YOUR NEXT STEPS.
23. Using Your Data: Curriculum and Course Revision.
24. Learning from Experience.
Resources.
References.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Curriculum evaluation -- United States.