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

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter, TCDC General | Tagged | Comments Off on Making Sense of Changes to Program Review

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

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter | Tagged , | Comments Off on Outcomes-Based Teaching & Learning

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

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter | Tagged , | Comments Off on A Brief History of Learning Outcomes (or is it learning objectives?)

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

Posted in Academic Innovation Newsletter | Tagged , | Comments Off on Genesis of a Gerontology Credential

Program (re)Development

TCDC’s curriculum consultants can help your department develop a new program or renew a currently offered one. Resources The New Non-Degree Program Development Checklist outlines the six phases of new program development with specific steps along the way.   After discussing the … Continue reading

Tagged | Comments Off on Program (re)Development

Information Gathering

Resources for Investigating Potential New Programs This is a guide compiled to cover basic resources that might be useful for the information gathering process. Resources for Investigating Potential New Programs (overview PDF). For help with the resources listed below or … Continue reading

Tagged | Comments Off on Information Gathering

Curriculum Development

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

Tagged | Comments Off on Curriculum Development