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Topic Grid: Details of a Curriculum on One Page
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 2007 ASAE Annual Meeting 078032.(doi:10.13031/2013.23027)
Authors: Dennis R Buckmaster
Keywords: Agricultural Systems Management, curriculum, education, outcome assessment, educational objectives
A topic grid with topics (course subject matter) in rows and courses in columns can help communicate curricular content. Topic grids were used through the curricular refinement process at two institutions. Generation of the matrix helps clarify the curriculum and interactions among courses. A few matrix coding possibilities are presented in this paper, but ultimately, learning objectives and cognitive level should be incorporated so that outcome assessment can follow.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)