Tag Archives: Curriculum Development

Making Sense of Changes to Program Review

The fall semester is underway as are big changes to the program review process at Langara. So, what does this change mean for departments, faculty, TCDC and all the great program review work we’ve been doing around the snack-covered TCDC … Continue reading

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Outcomes-Based Teaching & Learning

Would you build a house without a blueprint? Probably not. Would you develop a course without a plan? Maybe. However, obviously having a plan makes things easier. And just like having blueprints for a house, having an idea of what … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Learning Outcomes (or is it learning objectives?)

Educational objectives, instructional objectives, behavioural objectives, teaching objectives, learning objectives, learning outcomes, subject-specific outcomes…no wonder there is so much confusion! Although some suggest that the terms learning objectives and learning outcomes are synonymous, when we look at the history of … Continue reading

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Genesis of a Gerontology Credential

In May, 2016, the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre and Langara College entered into an agreement with the School of Social Work, University of Calgary, to provide a practicum placement in the area of program development. For the past six … Continue reading

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Program Development

TCDC’s curriculum consultants can help your department develop a new program or renew a currently offered one. This page is currently under construction. Thanks for your patience as we update our site.    

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Assess Need for Potential Programs

Before developing a new program, it’s essential to complete a thorough needs assessment to ensure the program is viable. The following resources will help you locate information to complete the concept paper and feasibility study (non-degree)/stage one template (degrees). The … Continue reading

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Curriculum Design

The TCDC curriculum consultants are here to assist you with your curriculum development and renewal needs. Contact us if you would like to: Develop or Renew Program Curriculum We assist faculty and departments research and develop new programs, develop or revise … Continue reading

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