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Welcome to the Course Design Quick Start. These basic and intuitive steps are designed to get you up and running as soon as possible. Links to brief training on important instructional topics are also available.

Step 1. Locate or create your course outcomes

Step 2. Gather key materials (from colleagues)

* a course syllabus
* text book
* lecture materials
* exams
* assignments
* grading

Step 3. Familiarize yourself with this material.

Step 4. Sequence instruction

(lectures, assignments, exams, reading materials) either as stated in previous course syllabi or with your own modifications.

Step 5. To the extent possible ensure that instruction assists students in achieving course outcomes.

Contact your Teaching and Learning Consultant for Assistance in developing a Course that Optimizes Student Learning