Workshop I: An Orientation to Course Redesign

10:00 – 10:15  Welcome

10:15 – 11:15  Course Redesign Overview

Provides an overview of NCAT’s course redesign methodology, including examples of the Six Models of Course Redesign.


11:15 – 11:30  Break

11:30 – 12:45  Essential Elements of Course Redesign

Engages participants in an interactive discussion of the Essential Elements.


12:45 – 2:00    Lunch

2:00 – 3:30      Getting Ready for Course Redesign
Engages participants in an interactive discussion of the quality and cost planning tasks associated with redesign, including selecting the appropriate redesign model, assessing the impact of redesign on student learning and saving resources through redesign.


3:30 – 4:00      What’s Next

Discusses next steps in the grant application process and provides an overview of NCAT’s Planning Resources that support course redesign.




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