Core Course Design

During this hands-on workshop faculty will develop a core course through backward design. The morning session will focus on the long-run objectives and context of the course, learning outcomes to be developed and matched to the core requirements, to the development of a basic structure of the course. During the afternoon session participants will further develop the basic course structure, design appropriate assignments and other class activities, and consider different options to assess student learning. The workshop will be highly interactive and hands-on based on participants course ideas and materials and relying on feedback  and suggestions from colleagues as the courses are being fleshed out.

Participation in this workshop is limited to registered participants only. All registered participants are required to attend the entire workshop.

Breakfast will be available at 8:30am. Lunch will be provided at the end of the workshop. If you have any specific dietary needs, please do let us know.

Please direct all questions and RSVP to

This workshop is a Core Course Development Workshop - for details on the new Core Curriculum and other events, see HERE.

This program will be video and audio taped and may be podcast. By your willing participation in the program, you expressly and irrevocably consent to be photographed, videotaped and/or audio taped and quoted/cited. The films, tapes, and other digital recordings will become the property of the Center of Teaching Excellence, LMU.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:30pm

Center for Teaching Excellence
UNH 3030, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045


Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Core Event, CTE General