The students' journey is the single most important consideration when teaching, and student success is greatly impacted by good planning.
When planning for outcomes:
- You need to know specifically what the students should be able to do in the workplace and the certification standards for that industry.
- You need to link your course goals with the larger program goals.
- You need to plan your outcomes first and then plan activities that support the outcomes.
- You need to write a course syllabus that focuses specifically on what the students should be able to do upon completion of the course.
Designing a course with outcomes in mind helps teachers plan with clear goals for themselves and their students.