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EDUC401 - Curriculum Design

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC401 Course ID: 3594 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective development of curriculum materials and organization and implementation of those materials as a learning program with a focus on adult learners. Activities include studying and applying seminal and current theories, creating engaging experiences, attending to diverse learner needs, and understanding key aspects of program evaluation.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

  1. Analyze theories, philosophies, and concepts of curriculum design.
  2. Apply the instructional cycle to adult learning environments.
  3. Create measurable objectives for adult learning programs.
  4. Create engaging learning experiences for adult learners.
  5. Create diverse learning experiences for adult learners.
  6. Understand key components of program evaluation.
  7. Create an adult education syllabus.

There is no textbook. Links to required weekly readings/materials (e.g. book chapters, articles, videos, etc.) are in the course Lessons

Book Title:Creating Courses for Adults: Design for Learning - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
Publication Info:Jossey Bass
Author:St.Clair, Ralf
Unit Cost:$38.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.