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Workshop II: Developing the Course Redesign Proposal

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome

10:15 – 11:00 Review of Workshop Homework
Provides feedback to redesign teams on their readiness criteria responses and Cost Planning Tools as well as guidance for future planning.

Materials (How to Redesign a College Course)

  • Appendix A. Assessment Planning Forms
                         Assessment Reporting Forms
  • Appendix B. Completion Reporting Forms
  • Appendix C. Cost Planning Tool
                         Cost Planning Tool Examples
                         Cost Planning Tool Instructions

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15 – 12:15 Innovative Ideas for Course Redesign
Engages participants in an interactive discussion of innovative redesign ideas.

Materials (How to Redesign a College Course)

  • Chapter IV. New Instructional Roles
  • Chapter VI. How to Create Small within Large

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 Break-out Sessions: Course Redesign Plans
Engages participants in an interactive discussion of their course redesign ideas.

2:15 – 2:30 Break

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

3:30 – 4:00 Preparing the Final Proposal
Discusses the content, format, and timeline for submitting final proposals as well as NCAT resources available to support proposal development.

Materials (How to Redesign a College Course)

  • Chapter II. Getting Ready to Redesign
  • Chapter XII. Planning and Implementing the Redesign: A Timeline and Checklist
  • Chapter XIII. Developing a Written Redesign Plan: Why It's Important
  • Chapter XIV. Building and Maintaining Consensus



Table of Contents

I. The Critical Components of a Successful Course Redesign Program
II. Assessing Institutional Readiness to Redesign
III. Making Key Decisions before the Program's Launch
IV. Developing a Plan of Work
V. Building Awareness and Capacity
VI. Assessing Course Readiness
VII. Preparing Teams to Submit Strong Proposals
VIII. Selecting Proposals That Will Succeed
IX. Monitoring the Redesign Implementations
X. Maintaining Consensus and Ensuring Sustainability
XI. Building Capacity and Scaling Initial Success


A. Plan of Work
B. Publicity Plan
C. Call to Participate
D. Application Guidelines
E. Workshop I Agenda
F. Workshop II Homework
G. Workshop Logistics
H. Workshop II Agenda
I. Workshop III Invitation
J. Workshop III Agenda
K. Workshop IV Invitation
L. Workshop IV Agenda
M. Final Report Format
N. Program Evaluation