Learn evidence-based practices for designing more equitable and learner-centered course outcomes with aligned assessments, assignments, and learning experiences that prepare students for success. In addition, you’ll learn to use grading practices and syllabi design in support of equity.
ACUE’s microcredential in Designing Learner-Centered and Equitable Courses fully supports both instructors who are building a course from the ground up as well as those teaching a predesigned course.
This course is organized around six competencies and takes approximately eight weeks to complete.
Competencies addressed in this course are aligned with ACUE’s Effective Practice Framework:
- Ensuring Learner-Centered Course Outcomes
- Designing Aligned Assessments and Assignments
- Aligning Learning Experiences with Course Outcomes
- Creating Equity with Checklists and Rubrics
- Developing Equitable Grading Practices
- Preparing an Inclusive Syllabus
Educators who complete the requirements for this program earn a microcredential in “Designing Learner-Centered and Equitable Courses.” This microcredential may be utilized in meeting partial requirements necessary to earn the American Council on Education (ACE) endorsed Certificate in Effective College Instruction.
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