Curriculum Design

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Judith Levings, Ph.D.

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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.

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Processes of Developing Curriculum

 Attached is one approach for developing curriculum at the program-level and the course-level.  

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Posted by cclawson; updated Aug 2 9:47am

Getting Started in the Curriculum Development Process

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.

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Posted by cclawson; updated Feb 14 1:02pm

Levels of Curriculum Development

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

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Posted by cclawson; updated Aug 2 9:41am

Backwards Design Process

Backwards Design Process

A framework for inverting or flipping our curriculum is the Backwards Design Process developed by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe (2006).

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Posted by cclawson; updated Feb 1 2:05pm

Background on Developing Curriculum

Background on Developing Curriculum

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Posted by cclawson; updated Feb 1 2:05pm

Big Picture Road Map

Good teaching and learning is multi-layered.  It all starts behind the scene with planning.  Planning your curriculum is the first step to becoming a great teacher.

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Posted by cclawson; updated Feb 14 11:59am