Course Design Institute for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Jan 12, 2022

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

University of Iowa Main Library, 1022 (TILE)

125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

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This two-part workshop will help attendees design components for a new or revised course, including a syllabus, assessment strategies, and learning activities. Participants may attend one or both sessions:

Building a Learning-Centered Syllabus: Explore strategies for designing a transparent, inclusive syllabus through interactive modules and build a first draft in consultation with Center for Teaching staff.

Monday, Dec. 20, to Friday, Jan. 14
Asynchronous online via ICON

Creating a Plan for Your Course: Apply the principles of backward course design to a course you hope to teach. This highly collaborative two-day session will help participants create the essential components of a well-aligned course and will include working lunches.

Tuesday, Jan. 11, and Wednesday, Jan. 12
Noon to 4 p.m. 
Main Library 1022 (TILE)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at

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