Backward Design, Forward Progress

First, (re)designing a course via backward design forces us to step back from our fields of expertise, which we know so well and hold so dear, and approach the learning process as novices. That is to say, we are so familiar with our disciplines and their content that it’s hard to imagine anyone not endowed with such knowledge or a burning desire to acquire it.



Online instructors are often asked to teach a course built by someone else.those given the chance to redesign a course will appreciate this interesting take on backward design.


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