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Curriculum Design


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Course level: Graduate

In this course, students focus on the creation of systemic models of curriculum design and delivery, including consideration of schedule, structure, stakeholder involvement, and end products. Students will also analyze the implicit, hidden, cultural, and institutional aspects of existing curricular models to inform their own development approach. Competencies: Examine the foundations of curriculum design and delivery. Generate a systematic curriculum design cycle based on established industry standards. Analyze the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in the curriculum design and delivery process. Develop a strategy that considers the adoption of new, revision of existing, and integration of additional curriculum resources. Formulate effective communication and conflict resolution strategies for managing curriculum design and delivery projects. Evaluate the context and appropriateness of a proposed curriculum design and delivery plan.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Foundations of Curriculum Development and Delivery

Foundations and Philosophies of Curriculum Design

Cycles and Phases in the Curriculum Design Process

Managing Stakeholders: Communication and Expectations

Curriculum Development Schedules

Trends in Curriculum Design

Technology in Curriculum Development

Comprehensive Curriculum Design


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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