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Refresh for Success: Course Design Institute

Course Design Institute

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The Learning Design Center is excited to present the following opportunities for faculty to engage in reflection, inspiration, and excitement around teaching. The Course Design Institute uses the Backward Design Framework to analyze course design and alignment.


  • June 6 - 8, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Refresh for Success Application

About Refresh for Success

Reflection. Inspiration. Evolution.

Invest three days into developing your course design skills at the Refresh for Success (RFS). You will examine your course from new perspectives and practice strategies for:

  • Course vision development

  • Strengthening learning outcomes

  • Aligning assessments

  • Designing activities and scaffolding

Each day will include a deep dive into design strategies, interactive activities, and reflection time. Connect with up to twenty of your colleagues through this collaborative, hands-on, three-day institute.


  • The institute is open to all CCRI instructors.
  • The event takes place in the President's House.
  • Faculty will complete a course design map.
  • Please bring a course syllabus so that you may refer to it.

Completion and Recognition

At the end of the course, faculty who complete the course will receive a Certificate in Course Design. The course is a total of 45 hr. of work or 1 graduate credit.


Full-time and part-time faculty with at least 1 years of teaching experience are eligible for the Refresh for Success.  Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refresh for Success Application