Presentation on theme: "Week 1: Program Development CAE George Siemens February 5, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Week 1: Program Development CAE George Siemens February 5, 2008
Overview of todays session Introductions Course outline Instructional schedule Expectations of learners Assessment for the course Teaching and learning...and a splash of epistemology
Introductions Department Why are you here? How far along are you in CAE?
Instructional Schedule Week 1: Introduction, thinking about learning and teaching Week 2: Needs assessment and task analysis Week 3: Learning gaps, learning targets, and CLOs Week 4: Philosophical foundations and support structures
Instructional Schedule Week 5: Learning and instruction: different context, different approaches Week 6: Engaged learning and teaching for understanding Week 7: Facilitative learning, meta-cognition, and life-long learning Week 8: Multimedia and open education resources
Expectations Time outside of classroom – reading, researching, viewing Group work and collaboration Research on own... Involvement in discussions Challenge your current views of teaching, learning, and program development Application
Assessment Group work Portfolio Concept map Reflective journal (weekly)
What is program development? Why is this course included in a CAE program?
Program development: Ensures key curricular areas are addressed Learners skills are relevant to needs of marketplace/employers New programs align with existing New programs are contextualized with college wide outcomes
The model Gathering: NA, DACUM, TA Analysis: what does it mean? Learning targets: what do we want to achieve? Relation: how does this program relate? Outcomes: what do we want learners to do/know? Methods: how will we teach/deliver?
Teaching What? Why? Your experiences?
Learning How is this different from teaching? Your best, personally-motivated learning?