Program review, curricular planning and learning outcomes development

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The curricular planning and review process is ideally driven by clear learning outcomes nested at every level. From: A Guide to Program and Curricular Planning at UVic (Dawson, 2014)

University-wide learning outcomes

After conducting a thorough review of the learning outcomes (LO) initiatives already in place at UVic, the Senate Committee on Learning and Teaching updated the university-wide learning outcomes which were approved by Senate in 2014. You are encouraged to use these LOs as guide posts for developing program- and course-specific learning outcomes.

Program planning and review

There are a range of resources to support curriculum and program planning for academic units. Tips for the generation of program LOs are included. The is available by request to facilitate retreats.

Following the ratification of the university-wide learning outcomes, in 2015/16 the university is engaging in conducting an inventory of individual undergraduate program LOs across the academic units. This includes integrating the outcomes for the recent experiential mapping project.

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