Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Course Design

The following pages provide guidance and further resources to enhance your teaching and promote student-centered course design in the classroom. You can find information on accessibility, universal design for learning, how to establish learning outcomes, and much more.  

Supporting Neurodiverse Learners You asked and we answered! Over the past several weeks, we have been getting questions about how to support neurodiverse learners. Please peruse this annotated bibliography for some article, podcast, and video resources.

Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence - These resources show how to design assignments to increase individual thinking in the age of AI. 

Accessibility Guidelines - These guidelines support creating accessibility in digital environments. 

Course Mapping: Backward Design - These resources provide methods and examples of designing a course by thinking first of the results of the course. 

Designing Classroom Assessment and Assignment Strategies - These resources explain different methods for assessing student growth in learning environments. 

Evaluating a Course - These resources show effective ways to get quality course evaluations. 

Flexibility - These resources discuss the importance of flexibility in learning environments. 

Giving Students Feedback - These resources explain how to effectively give feedback to students. 

Selecting and Designing Resources - These resources show different ways to craft activities. 

Universal Design for Learning - These resources explain what universal design for learning is and how to use it. 

Writing Classroom Learning Outcomes - These resources show how to write learning outcomes for learning environments. 

If there are any topics that you would like to see that are not listed, feel free to email us at facultycenter@luc.edu and we would be happy to incorporate them.