Course Description

Foundations I: Educational Theory and Methods

Highlights the curriculum design, including discussion of mission, vision, philosophy, and outcomes.

Faculty

Barb Tschoepe
PT, DPT, PhD

Dr. Tschoepe currently is a Visiting Professor and the Director of Physical Therapy at the University of Vermont where she is sharing her leadership and curriculum design/assessment talents to transform their educational enterprise as they prepare DPT students for their future roles within our health care delivery system.

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Course Description

This course examines health science curriculum design, including discussion of mission, vision, philosophy and outcomes.  Consideration of course sequencing, role of faculty in curriculum development, use of instructional resources and formats of content delivery are also examined.  Specifics include elements of course design such as formulation of course objectives, syllabus development, content sequencing, use of instructional resources and learning management systems.  Formats of instruction used in the health sciences such as distance, hybrid and flipped classroom designs are examined.

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