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Queen's University

Centre for Teaching and Learning


June 23 and 24, 2015, Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202
Facilitated by Dr. Klodiana Kolomitro, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Online Application Form (Deadline has past)

To participate, contact Klodiana Kolomitro directly


The Course Design/Redesign Institute will introduce the principles of course design to instructors who are developing a new course or who would like to hone their course design skills and refresh a course they’ve already taught. Participants will work both individually and collaboratively over two intensive days, in a supportive environment, to design/redesign a course of their choosing.

Institute Format and Outcomes

The conceptual framework for this institute is based on Dee Fink’s work on Designing Courses for Significant Learning. Upon completion of the Course Design/Redesign Institute you will be able to:

  • identify situational factors that affect decisions you make in the design process
  • apply principles of backward design and integrated course design to improve student engagement and learning
  • promote a learner/ing-focused approach to course design and teaching


  • must have a course that you would like to design/redesign, regardless of the mode (face-to-face, online or blended)
  • must be able to commit to the full two days of the Institute.

Why Participate?

  • a hands-on intensive learning experience to engage you in a design process that is transferable to all courses
  • the development of a course framework with identified learning outcomes, assessments, learning activities, and instructional strategies
  • an opportunity to network and share ideas, challenges, strategies, and questions about teaching, learning and design with others
  • follow-up consultation and support (e.g., LMS, rubric design, etc.)
  • access to institute materials and other resources on teaching and learning
  • a certificate of achievement signed by the Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) upon completion of a critical analysis 

Comments and Questions

Please contact Klodiana Kolomitro, Ph.D., Educational Developer, at ext. 75809 or by email at


    Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000