Find out what curriculum is and isn’t, the benefits of a good curriculum design, and how to think like a curriculum designer. Learn how to strengthen or create a top-notch curriculum for your Plant Breeding Program on the program and course level using a backwards design approach.
Attached is one approach for developing curriculum at the program-level and the course-level.
Planning an effective curriculum is not something that can be done quickly- creating a curriculum on a program level will likely take months to a year depending on how aggressive the players are.
In the diagram below notice that there are three levels of curriculum development. The top left depicts the program level, then the course level and then the unit and/or lesson level. No matter where you start developing you
Backwards Design Process
A framework for inverting or flipping our curriculum is the Backwards Design Process developed by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe (2006).
Background on Developing Curriculum