SEGUE to Curriculum Redesign
WCET 2010
Cynthia Davis
Elizabeth Mulherrin
Loyce Pailen
Agenda
–Why
–How SEGUE came about
–What we are doing
–Issues and Lessons Learned
–Tools and Processes
View Carefully…
• The following sets of pictures
• What does each set of two pictures say
to you?
• What do you notice abo...
SEGUE Project Goals
• To provide consistent and predictable learning
experiences for students
• To provide a seamless path...
SEGUE Project Overview
• Curriculum Design
– POGs and COGs
– The Learning Organization involvement
– Alignment with assess...
Old to New Maps
Before
After
Experts Provide Input into
Redesign
POG Model
COG Model
More Robust Outcomes
Challenges
• Communicating Change
– Executive
– Directors
– Faculty
– Students
– Communications Planning
• Issues Addresse...
WorkGroups
Steering Group
Student
Success
Group
Curriculum
Redesign Group
Link-
ages
and
Commu
nication
Group
Spreading the Word
Lessons Learned
• Unexpected Benefits
-sharing tools and resources across
courses
-embedding skills into programs more
ali...
Impact on Instructional Services
• Largest inter-departmental collaborative effort
undertaken
– Number of stakeholders, pr...
Course Development Impact
• POG and COG Facilitation
• POG and COG Documentation
• Template Driven Processes
• Intra-depar...
Implications for Future Course Development
• Scalability
• Materials and their reusability
• Sizing and prioritizing
• Res...
Faculty Training Impact
• Communications planning
• Course Guides
• New faculty training
• Existing faculty re-training
• ...
Keys to Successful Management
• Planning
• Appropriate allocation of resources
• Project planning, management and
control
...
Questions
• cdavis@umuc.edu
• emulherrin@umuc.edu
• lpailen@umuc.edu
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
2010 SEGUE to Curriculum Design
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    1. 1. SEGUE to Curriculum Redesign WCET 2010 Cynthia Davis Elizabeth Mulherrin Loyce Pailen
    2. 2. Agenda –Why –How SEGUE came about –What we are doing –Issues and Lessons Learned –Tools and Processes
    3. 3. View Carefully… • The following sets of pictures • What does each set of two pictures say to you? • What do you notice about the first versus the second picture?
    4. 4. SEGUE Project Goals • To provide consistent and predictable learning experiences for students • To provide a seamless pathway for students to complete a program worldwide • To maximize opportunities for student success • To unify messages generated by all units in UMUC intended for students and faculty through the formation of a cohesive academic model
    5. 5. SEGUE Project Overview • Curriculum Design – POGs and COGs – The Learning Organization involvement – Alignment with assessment • Program and Course Development Process – Facilitation of POGs and COGs – Teaching Guides
    6. 6. Old to New Maps Before After
    7. 7. Experts Provide Input into Redesign
    8. 8. POG Model
    9. 9. COG Model
    10. 10. More Robust Outcomes
    11. 11. Challenges • Communicating Change – Executive – Directors – Faculty – Students – Communications Planning • Issues Addressed – Scale – Standardization – Coordination -- other initiatives and units
    12. 12. WorkGroups Steering Group Student Success Group Curriculum Redesign Group Link- ages and Commu nication Group
    13. 13. Spreading the Word
    14. 14. Lessons Learned • Unexpected Benefits -sharing tools and resources across courses -embedding skills into programs more aligned with program and curriculum -more holistic view of courses and programs
    15. 15. Impact on Instructional Services • Largest inter-departmental collaborative effort undertaken – Number of stakeholders, programs, and faculty • Steering committee leadership – Deadline driven • Leveraging current processes – Well developed CD process • Experienced with working in teams • Workflow in place • Budget Planning • Faculty training program is in place
    16. 16. Course Development Impact • POG and COG Facilitation • POG and COG Documentation • Template Driven Processes • Intra-departmental demands –Competing projects –Similar resource needs –Rapid growth (growing pains)
    17. 17. Implications for Future Course Development • Scalability • Materials and their reusability • Sizing and prioritizing • Resource allocation
    18. 18. Faculty Training Impact • Communications planning • Course Guides • New faculty training • Existing faculty re-training • Ongoing workshops • Faculty training administration
    19. 19. Keys to Successful Management • Planning • Appropriate allocation of resources • Project planning, management and control • Flexibility, agility • Anticipation of interdependencies • Measuring success
    20. 20. Questions • cdavis@umuc.edu • emulherrin@umuc.edu • lpailen@umuc.edu

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