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CIA: Developing a Course of Study © R. Craig Collins, 2009

Differentiate between a program, and a course, and a task
*Program= a student's 'major'
*Course=a 'class' a student takes that fits within the program, designed to teach tasks
A course should include several terminal objectives
*Task=activity within a class that has a start and stop point; can be described with objectives
A lesson should include several enabling objectives that conclude by addressing the terminal objective

Technical Education (WECM+Advisory Group)
Graduate's probable duties are identified (one action verb)
Duties are broken into tasks (action verb and object)
Tasks are broken into steps (typically a series of activities followed in order)