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MARYLAND COURSE REDESIGN INITIATIVE

University System of Maryland

Workshop II: Developing the Course Redesign Proposal

January 22, 2006

TechCenter@UMBC

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Baltimore, MD

Directions

Homework for Workshop II

9:30 - 9:45    Welcome

9:45 - 10: 45    Review of Workshop Homework - Carol Twigg

Provides feedback to redesign teams on their completed readiness criteria and Course Planning Tools as well as guidance for future planning

10:45 - 11:00    Break

11:00 - 12:00    Innovative Ideas for Course Redesign - Carolyn Jarmon

Engages participants in an interactive discussion of innovative course redesign ideas.

12:00 - 12:15    Report Back and Discussion

12:15 - 1:15    Lunch

1:15 - 2:15    Break-out Sessions: Course Redesign Plans

Engages participants in an interactive discussion of their prospective course redesigns.

2:15 - 2:30    Break

2:30 - 3:30    Break-out Sessions: Course Redesign Plans (Continued)

3:30 - 3:45    Report Back and Discussion

3:45 - 4:00    Preparing the Final Proposal - Carol Twigg

Discusses the content, format and timeline for submitting final proposals as well as NCAT resources available to support proposal development.

For those who were not able to attend the Kickoff Workshop

Background Reading in Preparation for the Workshop:

Improving Learning and Reducing Costs: New Models for Online Learning by Carol A. Twigg. A full description of five course redesign models with examples. 
Five Principles of Successful Course Redesign
A summary of the redesign techniques that are essential to improving student learning while reducing instructional costs.


Register by - Monday, January 16, 2007. All institutional registrants must be vetted by their institution's Office of Academic Affairs or Provost's Office, as appropriate. For further information , please contact Marilyn Kauffman at 301 445-1940.