Harvest Time: Outline Your Course


With your Course Strategy and Course Goals set, it’s time to create the Outline of your course. This will be the backbone of your course. Your students should be able to look at the outline you’ve created and understand what to expect from the course. Use this worksheet to start planning!

Additionally, we encourage you to start thinking about what kind of activities or resources you’d want to add. We’ve heard from students that they find a course more helpful when there’s a clear example or set of activities that supplement their learning. Keep this in mind early, because one of the last tasks is to create one of the activities you mention in your outline!

Post for Points!

You’ll want to post this back in the Studio so you can get feedback. Follow these steps!

  1. Fill in your peronal Outline using this worksheet.
  2. Tag your post with #HarvestTime in the Studio.
  3. If you have a partner, tag your them in your post so they can check out your work and give you feedback. Be sure to give them feedback when they tag you. (If you can’t find them, consider adding them as a friend on Facebook if you haven’t yet, even if it’s just for this exercise!)
  4. Use this rubric to grade your partner’s work (you can also use it to grade your own work). Please try to do this within a few days so your partner can benefit from your thoughts!
  5. Post your Outline by October 7th to earn 10 points!

Once you’re done, give yourself a pat on the back, and get ready to start thinking of your introduction lecture. Before you even start recording, we’re going to talk about Scripting Your Introduction Lecture in the next post. See you in the Studio!

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