The Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) has created a number of resources to support the college community with curriculum development and renewal projects. Below you will find TCDC resources on outcomes-based teaching and learning, developing learning outcomes, writing course calendar descriptions, and curriculum maps.
OBTL & Backward Design
The short video provides a definition of outcomes-based teaching and learning (OBTL), describes the benefits of this approach to curriculum design, and lists steps to designing a course using OBTL.
This video explains how to align assessments and teaching activities to course learning outcomes and provides a number of examples from different disciplines.
This short video introduces what learning outcomes are, the benefits of using them, considerations when developing them, and examples from different disciplines.
Part 2 of the learning outcomes video series, reviews the structure of LOs and guides you through the process of developing them including looking at Bloom’s taxonomy and different levels of learning.