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Coordinating Teaching Teams

Teaching at UO

Faculty and graduate student teachers who collaborate across lecture and linked discussion sections and labs face distinct challenges–and also enjoy special opportunities to collaborate and deepen student learning. Coordination becomes even more crucial when lectures and sections/labs may be taught…

Learning Objectives and Backward Design

Teaching at UO

The gold standard for course design is to begin the process by articulating goals for student learning (learning objectives) and then align the activities, tone, and assignments of the class with them. Educational developers call this process of articulation and alignment “backward design” (Wiggins…