3 Ways to Think About the Relationship Between Higher Education Courses and the Academic Programs to Which They Belong


As an instructional designer developing higher education courses, we need to look at the big picture. How do the courses in higher education build a pathway for students and how will students proceed through the requirements of their academic program? How do you build objectives for a course to ensure they meet the objectives of the overall program? Is every course within an academic program going to be taken? If not, how do we ensure students are gaining enough knowledge from the program to be successful in the workforce?

Three Tiers of Courses

There are typically three tiers of courses required for an academic program.

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