The following table lists select resources related to curriculum. Please connect with the Educational Developer (Curriculum) or with the Centre at for further information and assistance, especially if conducting renewal, review, or development work at the program level.

Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes - An overview

Writing Learning Outcomes – Things to Consider

Program-Level Outcomes Worksheet

Course Outcomes Alignment Worksheet

Sample Bloom’s Verbs

Curriculum Mapping

Curriculum Mapping - A Primer

Curriculum Mapping – Analysis Overview

Survey Templates

Alumni Survey for Reviews Template

Student Survey for Reviews Template

Recommended Reading

Barnett, R. and Coate, K. (2005) Engaging the curriculum in higher education. Maidenhead, England: Open University Press.

Batha, D., Smith. C., Steinb, S. and Swanna, R. (2004) “Beyond mapping and embedding graduate attributes: bringing together quality assurance and action learning to create a validated and living curriculum.” Higher education research & development. 23(3), pp. 313-328.

Briggs, C. L. (2007) “Curriculum collaboration: A key to continuous program renewal.” The journal of higher education, 78(6), pp. 676-711.

Diamond, R. M. (2008) Designing and assessing courses and curricula: A practical guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Saunders, M., Bamber, V. and Trowler, P. (2009) “Making practical sense of enhancing learning, teaching, assessment and curriculum.” In V. Bamber, P. Trowler, M. Saunders & P. Knight (Eds.) Enhancing learning, teaching, assessment and curriculum in higher education. Maidenhead, England: Open University Press.

Wolf P. and Christensen Hughes, J. (Eds.) (2007) Curriculum development in higher education: Faculty-driven processes and practices. New directions for teaching and learning, 112.

Wuetherick, B. (2013) “Curriculum development and renewal: A faculty-driven and evidence informed approach.” Focus on university teaching and learning. Dalhousie University Centre for Learning and Teaching, 21(3), pp.1-3.