The availability and use of technology tools is driving a wave of course redesign in higher education as instructors rush to use the hot new tools.
But it is important to keep the redesign focused on the desired learning outcomes, not just the inclusion of the latest technologies.
Here at Purdue, as faculty are selected for the Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT) program, they start by defining the learning outcomes for their course.
This is what they expect students to know after their course is complete. During...