Schusterman Center for Israel Studies

Schedule - Teaching Israel With Impact

Time  Activity
9:30 AM Check in, informal networking, and coffee
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Backwards Design and Alignment   

Goal: By the end of this session, participants will:
  • Understand the process of backward design
  • Be able to write course goals and objectives
  • Be able to evaluate if syllabi are in alignment
  • Develop a syllabus using backward design           
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM Assignments, Assessments, & Activities                                           
By the end of this session, participants will be able to apply four approaches to course planning that will improve learning:
  • Formative vs. Summative
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Active Learning
  • Authentic Assignments