Drawing from a combined 25 years of experience as faculty, curriculum designers, and leaders in online CACREP-accredited counselor education programs, the presenters share best practices in curriculum design and assessment for online counselor education programs. The frameworks that guide the presenters' approach are the competency-based education model and the backward-design model for curriculum. The importance of a systematic assessment process to support data-driven modifications is discussed and illustrated in a brief example. The curriculum design models are applied in a hypothetical course aimed at promoting and assessing student competency development as social justice advocates.
McKenna, Lisa and Manis, Amie A.
"Counselor Education Online Curriculum Design: Social Justice Considerations,"
Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision: Vol. 1
, Article 8.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol1/iss1/8