Author: schwabacher

Consider course context to design effective classes.

Course context (also referred to as situational context or situational factors) is the reality of the system we are teaching within. To design effective courses, all decisions made during the backwards design process should be through the lens of our specific course context. I prefer to break the course context into three distinct areas: the logistics of the course, the students attending the course, and the instructor teaching the course.

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