Curriculum Design Course Descriptions

Curriculum Design 1

This course is designed to introduce medical faculty to concepts and processes involved in curriculum design.  Topics covered include the history of medical curriculum development, exploring models of mind/competency, defining curricular needs, learner needs assessment, writing clear goals/objectives and evaluation planning. Offered each fall.


Curriculum Design 2

This course builds on the basic concepts and processes introduced in Curriculum Design 1 for medical faculty.  Topics covered include the educational strategies, evaluation methods, and steps to implement curricular change. Students will develop a written curriculum for their medical education institution based on current needs. Offered each spring.