Backward Design Self-Guided Mini-Course

This canvas course is an asynchronous, self-paced introduction to the Backward Design model of course planning. The course will guide you through the three phases of backward design and provide you with a framework for designing or revising your courses. The course contains reading material, videos, and opportunities to engage in short activities. By the end of this training, we hope you will be able to:

  • Write learning goals for your course
  • Write measurable student learning objectives for your course
  • Brainstorm assignments, assessments, and learning experiences
  • Ensure alignment between learning experiences, assessments, course objectives, and goals
  • Collaborate with an instructional designer in your college

To get started, follow this link to the course:

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