ED 501 Curriculum Development and Understanding the Importance of Alignment




This course will focus on curriculum design, development, implementation, alignment, and evaluation.  Participants will examine curriculum components and develop an aligned curriculum plan.

Curriculum design and alignment will be researched and reviewed.  Participants will gain an understanding of the historical background of curriculum development and formulate a design for development.  The process of evaluating curriculum and will be studied and participants will determine how to evaluate curriculum and use the information to guide instruction.  Curriculum alignment and design are critical components in maximizing student success. This course will focus on strategies to assist educators in developing an aligned curriculum. Participants will gain a strong understanding of curriculum alignment, development, design, implementation, and evaluation.  Participants will closely study a district curriculum plan and determine if they can make improvements. Overall, this course will focus on the an in depth look at curriculum implementation and integration.

Important Information:

-Credit is offered through CSU-Pueblo/Colorado State University-Pueblo.

-Please allow 5-7 business days after you fill out the online registration form before receiving your PID# and information about logging on to your student account to view your transcripts.

-Please allow 2-3 business days after your grade is submitted to CSU-Pueblo for it to post on your transcript.

-Paper and Electronic Official Transcripts are available for order. $10 for electronic, $12 for paper. Electronic are available in approximately 48 hours, for paper copies please allow 7-10 business days for arrival.

credit type

3 Graduate Credits

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Fall (September 16-December 21), Spring (January 2-May 1), Summer (May 16 – September 1)

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