Course Plan

Course plan template

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The course plan template helps teachers and instructors plan and communicate the core values and goals of the course you’ll be teaching. It is a detailed outline of course objectives, schedule, readings, assignments and quizzes, how the course will be taught and measured.

  • Set course goals, develop student learning objectives, create and align assessment plans, and establish a schedule for your course.
  • Guide student expectations by outlining goals, materials, timelines and learning outcomes.
  • Provide a reference for colleagues, administrators, and accreditation agencies.

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Course Plan

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The course plan template helps teachers and instructors plan and communicate the core values and goals of the course you’ll be teaching. It is a detailed outline of course objectives, schedule, readings, assignments and quizzes, how the course will be taught and measured.

  • Set course goals, develop student learning objectives, create and align assessment plans, and establish a schedule for your course.
  • Guide student expectations by outlining goals, materials, timelines and learning outcomes.
  • Provide a reference for colleagues, administrators, and accreditation agencies.

How to create a course plan with Xtensio

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Click and start editing, no account or credit card required.

Follow along with the instructional course plan details. Add charts, graphs, images, and videos to customize the lesson plan template and make it your own. Drag & drop. Resize. It’s the easiest editor ever.

2

Customize everything in the course plan template to match your brand.

Define your style guide. Add your (or your client’s) brand fonts and colors. You can even pull colors directly from a website to easily brand your lesson plans and more.

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Work on your course plans together on the cloud.

Add colleagues (or clients) to collaborate on the course plans template. Changes automatically save and sync across all devices, in real-time.

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Share a link. Present a slideshow. Embed. Download a PDF/PNG.

The lesson plan seamlessly adapts to your workflow. No more jumping from tool-to-tool to design different types of deliverables.

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Reuse and repurpose.

Save your own custom lesson plan templates. Or copy and merge into other documents.

What is a lesson plan template?

A course outline is an essential part of designing any course. The lesson plan is a detailed outline of course objectives, schedule, readings, assignments, and information about how the course will be taught and measured.

How do I write a course plan?

A course plan template is a great tool for instructors because is acts as a planning tool, guiding you on the development of your course as you go.

  • Define your course purpose.
  • Develop course goals and student learning objectives.
  • Outline course content and lesson format.
  • Create a schedule and materials needed for each lesson.
  • Detail how course assessments and evaluations will be handled.

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Can I create a free course plan?

Yes. You can try out Xtensio’s simple editor and any template, including the lesson plan templates without creating an account. To save your work, collaborate with your team and access other premium features and resources, you can upgrade to premium. Plans start at $8 per month.

What would I get by upgrading to a premium plan?

By upgrading to our premium plans, you’ll create a private, branded workspace with your own URL where you, your team members and guests can create and collaborate on multiple presentations and documents.

You’ll be able to lock branding across your deliverables with the team style guide, streamline the creation process with custom templates, unlock exports, add password protection and customize individual shared links, and view folio stats to stay updated on all of your projects. Here’s more about our premium plans.

What would I use the lesson plan template for?

The lesson plan provides a detailed outline of course objectives, assignments. Both for educational and professional instructors, the template outlines readings and assignments, how the course will be taught and measured.

What are the 5 parts of a lesson plan?

Detail any and all course objectives, readings, assignments, tests, student expectations and course materials.

What is a living document?

The living course plan template allows you to instantly sync with your colleagues. Add collaborators to work together in real-time. And share the customizable link to give students instant access to the latest version of the folio – without having to send a PDF every change in schedule.

Can I add colleagues to edit the course plan template?
Yes! You can invite as many people as you’d like to collaborate on your course plan. Here’s more on real-time collaboration.
How do I share my lesson plans?

When you’re ready to share your completed course plan, present it as a full-screen digital slideshow, share it as a responsive web link or export it as a PDF or PNG.

Do you have other tools for business education?

We do! There are a number of different templates, examples and resources for educators and instructors. Check out our Education toolbox and our Strategy toolbox to find more tools and resources.

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