A curriculum map is a visualization of the student learning experience by providing a matrix where programmatic learning outcomes intersect with the specific courses in which they are represented in a significant way. Often, a curriculum map will also detail the level at which the student is expected to achieve a certain learning outcome. The level of achievement is itself determined by the emphasis placed on that particular learning outcome in the course whether through the course description, course or weekly outcomes, assessments, skills, or topics.
Purpose of a Curriculum Map
A curriculum map provides crucial information about the current programs, outcomes, and courses, including:
When a curriculum map has been completed, you will want to:
Ultimately, you will want to use the curriculum map as a: