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Curriculum Development, Assessment, And Program Evaluation

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In this course, students will explore contemporary curriculum issues including creating appropriate learning outcomes, developing high-impact educational practices, and striking a balance between general education and major courses. The course will also focus on using evidence-based decision making in program/course curriculum development and change processes. Program evaluation models and methods and accreditation processes utilized in higher education will be explored. Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Program Evaluation Practices

    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 6]
    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 6]

    Accreditation Processes

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 7]

    Institutional Effectiveness

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 8]

    Learning Outcomes and Curricular Planning

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 1]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 1]

    Assessment and Evaluation Processes

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 2]

    Direct and Indirect Assessment Methods

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 3]

    Contemporary Curriculum and Assessment Issues, Part I

    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 4]

    Contemporary Curriculum and Assessment Issues, Part II

    • Competency E: Analyze current trends and best practices associated with curriculum development, assessment and program evaluation. [Wk 5]
    • Competency A: Develop comprehensive curricular planning, assessment strategies and evaluation processes for higher education programs. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Determine appropriate assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement methods that align with the mission, goals and objectives of higher education programs. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Apply key concepts, research and techniques for assessing the effectiveness of higher education programs. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Analyze opportunities and challenges associated with planning, assessment and evaluation of higher education programs. [Wk 5]
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