5 things I’ve learned about course objectives

1. Design the course with the end in sight.

no end in sight... - It's PIER day!
no end in sight… – It’s PIER day! by Mecki Mac, on Flickr

2. Display the college’s course objectives the first day.

A Rough Introduction to Circuit Bending (Garnet Hertz, 2010) - General Directions and Objectives
A Rough Introduction to Circuit Bending (Garnet Hertz, 2010) – General Directions and Objectives by G A R N E T, on Flickr

3. Discover the students’ course objectives the first day.

"Before I Die I Want To..." KS Rives/Nicole Kenney
“Before I Die I Want To…” KS Rives/Nicole Kenney by Chicago Art Department, on Flickr

4. Don’t waste time on busywork unrelated to course objectives.

BusyWork( o
BusyWork( o by chrstphre ㋛ campbell, on Flickr

5. Assess students’ achievement of course objectives.

From "Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting" by Tom Kuhlmann
From “Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting” by Tom Kuhlmann

 

This project was completed for EDU250, Teaching in the Community Colleges. The assignment for this project was:

Using the sites that were provided in the eTech challenge, conduct a creative commons search for 5 images that are demonstrative of what you have learned so far in this class. Then use one of the tools that you have been exposed to so far in this class to display the images and any supporting information you would like to supply. If needed provide an overview of what you are conveying through your images in the your discussion board post and provide a link to your project.