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Understanding by Design

Best practices for Online, Hybrid, and HyFlex courses Bowen, Ryan S., (2017). Understanding by Design. Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. Retrieved [July 12, 2018] from https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/understanding-by-design/. OverviewThe Benefits of Using Backward DesignThe Three Stages of Backward DesginThe Backward Design Template Overview Understanding by Design is a book written by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe that…

Keeping Student Stress from Devolving into Distress through Course Design

Contents: Defining Stress, Distress, and their Origins How Distress Manifests in the College Setting Why Make an Effort to Reduce Distress Among Students? Reducing Distress in the Classroom Further Resources References Defining Stress, Distress, and their Origins Stress is an omnipresent feature of most Americans lives (American Psychological Association 2010). The American Psychological Association defines…