The purpose of this virtual presentation is to provide participants with an overview of curriculum design and development as it relates to undergraduate literacy courses at one United States Midwest liberal arts university. Presenters will outline the purpose and process of curriculum alignment with state standards, national standards, and university course assessments. Major design and development components will be discussed related to master course templates, instructional lead supports, and course organization. Additional information will be provided around the design of engagement and differentiation strategies to support student learning. Furthermore, information on the pros and cons associated with web-based resources vs. traditional print text resources will be reviewed. The presenters will also offer participants information related to faculty professional development related to curriculum design.
Leslie Haas, Buena Vista University, United States
Jill Tussey, Buena Vista University, United States