ERIC Number: ED488951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Understanding by Design Professional Development Workbook
McTighe, Jay; Wiggins, Grant
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
"Understanding by Design Professional Development Workbook" extends the ideas presented in "Understanding by Design" (UbD) by focusing on professional development and the practical matters of curriculum design. The Workbook is a guide for "Understanding by Design" workshops and undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as further independent exploration. It provides a valuable resource to educators in developing curricula and assessments with a focus on developing and deepening students' understanding of important ideas. Preservice and inservice teachers, college professors, school-based administrators, curriculum directors, subject-matter specialists, staff developers, and personnel involved in assessment and evaluation can benefit from these practical and proven ideas and resources. Following the Acknowledgments, and the Introduction -- "The Logic of Backward Design",the book contains the following chapters: (1) "Templates -- 1-, 2- and 6-Page Variations with Samples"; (2) "Stage 1 -- Desired Results: Design Tools and Samples"; (3) "Stage 2 -- Evidence: Design Tools and Samples"; (4) "Stage 3 -- Learning Plan: Design Tools and Samples"; (5) "Peer Review"; (6) "Exercises"; and (7) "Process Sheets". A glossary is included.
Descriptors: Workbooks, Curriculum Design, Preservice Teachers, Professional Development, Feedback, Curriculum Development, Workshops, Graduate Study
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: Higher Education
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