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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 the organization and implementation of those materials as a learning program with students. Students will address the leading theories and concepts of contemporary curriculum design as advocated by its leading scholars and practitioners.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 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.