Curriculum and Assessment

Create personalized, engaging curriculum maps and assessments to effectively reach all learners and create impactful learning experiences.

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Backward design allows educators to establish which skills and concepts will be gained in a course before establishing how those skills and concepts will be taught. In this course, you will develop the skills needed to meet personal goals through the analysis of curriculum and assessment. Practice scaffolding, assessing, reflecting, and revising your teaching practice to reach all learners and create highly engaging learning experiences. End this course with a personalized, classroom-ready curriculum map that fits the needs of all learners with a set of versatile, aligned assessments.

See the course syllabus and Graduate Catalog for more details.

Suggested Course Sequence

  1. ARE540 Cultural Competency in Art Education
  2. ARE548 The Art of Teaching and Learning
  3. SPED518  Reaching All Artists Through Differentiation

Required Materials


Additional Materials

  • Computer with basic audio and video input and output equipment
  • Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Basic computing skills (see AOEU’s Technology Requirements)
  • Access to AOEU’s online learning platform, Brightspace, to view course content, submit assignments, and engage in discussion (provided)
  • A Google Drive account (provided)
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


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