. No surprise: it was the jumping off point I needed. This quote from that resource accurately names what the course design process ought to look like:
Many of the decisions affecting the success of a course take place well before the first day of class. Careful planning at the course design stage not only makes teaching easier and more enjoyable, it also facilitates student learning.
Ultimately, I decided to make this doc as flexible as possible, so you can jump in where they felt most comfortable.
Note on terminology:there is much debate over terms like learning objective, standard, indicator, and outcomes. For the purposes of this doc, I have created a glossary with how I am using these terms. You can find that here: