Course Development and Instructional Design #3

3. (13) Instructional materials, course syllabus, and learning outcomes are reviewed periodically to ensure they meet program standards.

Not Observed      Insufficient      Moderate Use      Meets Criterion Completely

The curriculum review schedule specifies the timeline for course reviews.

Curriculum Review Calendar

Curriculum Component


Previous Accreditation Period
Specialization & Course Clusters Spring 2004 - Spring 2005
Course Clusters Fall 2005 - Spring 2006
Culminating Experience Fall 2006 - Spring 2007
Core Courses Fall 2006 - Spring 2007
Current Accreditation Period: Review #1
Specializations & Course Clusters Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Culminating Experience Fall 2008 - Spring 2009
Core Courses Fall 2009 - Spring 2010
Current Accreditation Period: Review #2
Career Pathways Fall 2010 - Spring 2011
Course Clusters Fall 2011
Culminating Experience Fall 2011 - Spring 2012
Core Course and LIBR 203 & 285 Fall 2012 - Spring 2013
Next Accreditation Period: Review #1
Development of New Core Courses (to be implemented in Fall 2014) Fall 2013-Spring 2014
Career Pathways Fall 2013-Spring 2014
Culminating Experience Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Core Courses and LIBR 203 & 285 Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Overall Program Review Fall 2016
Next Accreditation Period: Review #2
Career Pathways Spring 2017-Fall 2017
Culminating Experience Spring 2018
Core Courses and LIBR 203 & 285 Fall 2018-Spring 2019
Overall Program Review Fall 2019


Standards and Indicators require that course content is up-to-date and reflects “recent developments and current professional practice.” Peer review provides assessment in this area.

Syllabi are reviewed each semester by faculty members and posted to the School's web site. The system used for posting the syllabi automatically includes required elements. Periodic administrative review of learning outcomes ensures program standards are met.

A comprehensive listing of learning outcomes for all courses is available:

A comprehensive mapping of courses to program core competencies is available:

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