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AHCJ 579 Instructional Effectiveness

Online course taught winter quarter / 3 units

Instructor: Laura Alipoon

Note: Can be used for professional development and paid for with employee tuition benefits.

Course Description:
Development of strategies for instructional effectiveness, evaluation, and assessment processes.

Course objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Examine their philosophy of teaching and learning.
  2. Describe and apply best practices for divergent distributive learning methods. For example face-to-face, online, or digitally enhanced.
  3. Illustrate how to utilize and support a minimum of five different teaching approaches or instructional strategies in a curriculum. (Eight approaches/strategies will be provided for you to choose from.)
  4. Prepare a comprehensive course syllabus including relevant and measurable learning objectives you have produced for each course topic from the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.
  5. Create a lesson plan for one module/presentation.
  6. Formulate strategies for evaluating learners including utilizing testing, rubrics, and calculating and assigning grades.
  7. Evaluate instructional effectiveness.

Terminal Objective - upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate a curriculum for effectiveness.

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