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Adaptive Course Design

This guide enables faculty to design quality courses on Schoology. These courses can be taught remotely or traditionally. The main guiding feature of this LibGuide is the Adaptive Course Design Rubric.


Recommended Sources for Course Design (inquire about availability for check out at

Ambrose, Susan, et. al. (2010). How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart     Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Barkley, E.F. (2010). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Fink, L.D. (2013). Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses (revised and updated). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Nilson L.B. (2016). Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors (4th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by design (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: Association for     Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Recommend Source for Transparency in Teaching (TILT)

Create learning experiences on Schoology that are Adaptable, foster Connection and maintain Equity (ACE) in the learning environmentLearn more about ACE here.