Curriculum Maps Toolkit
The resources below are intended to help programs and faculty as they develop or update their curriculum maps. ACE is available to collaborate with undergraduate degree programs to develop or update curriculum maps; contact us for additional information.
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|Quick Guide||ACE - WSU||Quick Guide to Curriculum Maps (PDF)||Resource intended to help WSU programs and faculty consider good practices for developing and updating curriculum maps; also suggests follow up steps for using curriculum maps to review and refine curricula and plan program assessment|
|Template||ACE - WSU||Curriculum Map Template (XLSX)||Template intended to help WSU programs and faculty create a curriculum map for their undergraduate degree program; Note: ACE recommends that you review our Quick Guide to Curriculum Maps (PDF) in conjunction with this template|
|Checklist||ACE - WSU||Quality Checklist for Curriculum Maps (DOCX)||Resource intended to help programs and faculty reflect on the quality and utility of their curriculum maps for their undergraduate degree programs|
|Examples||Various WSU Programs||WSU Examples of Curriculum Maps||Webpage featuring a selected sample of curriculum maps from WSU programs in various disciplines|
Additional Resources and Scholarship
Hutchings, P. (2016). Aligning Educational Outcomes and Practices (PDF) (Occasional Paper #26). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).
Matveev, A., et al. (2010). Curriculum Mapping: A Conceptual Framework and Practical Illustration (PDF). AMCIS 2010 Proceedings.
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. (2018). Mapping Learning: A Toolkit of Resources (PDF). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).
Rawle, F., et al. (2017). Curriculum Mapping Across the Disciplines: Differences, Approaches, and Strategies (PDF). Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching. 10.
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Diamond, R. (2008). Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Suskie, L. (2018). Chapter 5: Designing curricula to help students learn what’s important. In Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Suskie, L. Blog posts queried for ‘Curriculum Maps’, A Common Sense Approach to Assessment in Higher Education Blog.