Course rationale is a brief explanation or
description about general objectives designing the
course in one program. The course is called correct if
it can answer the questions below :
1. Who is this course for?
2. What is the course for?
3. What is the course about?
4. What kind of teaching and learning will take place
in the course?
Possible Teaching Methods
Recalling, recognizing facts Lecture
Applying facts Active learning techniques
Lecture with case study
Lecture with lab
Laecture with discussions
Creating new information from
Evaluating someone else's
Active learning techniques
1.Guiding the planning of the various components of
2.Emphasizing the kinds of teaching and learning the
course should exemplify
3.Providing a check on the consistency of various
course components in term of the course values and
To design an effective course, it is necessary
to know the level at which the program will start and
thelevel learners may be expected to reach at the end
of the course.
entry/exit level descriptors.
2. post Beginers
4. upper intermediate