At the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:
Understanding by Design™ provides a student-focused curriculum planning process which utilizes "backward design" and "teaching for understanding" in order to properly align learning activities with relevant assessments to reach end learning goals and objectives.
This tutorial provides an overview of McTighe & Wiggins' Understanding by Design (UbD) curriculum planning process. Backward design and teaching for understanding are discussed along with a comparison between the traditional education planning method and the UbD process.
What is UbD?
Backwards Design or Backwards Planning
Teaching by Understanding
Comparison: traditional curriculum planning vs UbD