ELC-787 Redefining Curriculum
4 semester credits
Curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation. This course explores how to meet the needs of a diverse learning community. Students become familiar with current movements in curriculum; appropriate use of technology; hands-on and theoretical aspects of redefining curriculum; and the roles of staff, parents, students and community.
Additional Information for CCL Concentration students: Community college faculty are increasingly being asked to play leadership roles in curriculum assessment and reform initiatives. This change is being driven by quality concerns; burgeoning disciplinary knowledge; interest in a broader array of learning outcomes, including skills and values; and growing support for constructivist pedagogies and learning-centered, interdisciplinary curricula. Course to include the process and shape that community colleges will take in the future on the basis of their growth and innovation trajectory and in response to the dramatic industry shift that is currently underway in community colleges, that is the integration of themes into the curriculum and shifts in practice, such as interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships for engaged learning.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
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