Teaching Plan Guidelines & Scoring Rubric

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to assist the learner in applying instructional methods in the development of a teaching plan. The target audience will be learners within an academic setting or a healthcare setting (patients are not an appropriate target audience). The plan will include development of measurable learning outcomes/objectives for the target audience; a topical outline of the content to be presented; development of instructional methods appropriate to the topic, and development of evaluation methods appropriate for the topic.

Course Outcomes

CO2: Explore didactic instructional strategies reflective of educational theory and evidence-based practice to support person-centered care. (PO 5)

CO4: Explore a variety of didactic instructional strategies appropriate to content, setting, learners’ needs, and desired learner outcomes. (POs 3 and 4)

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6

Total Points Possible: 175

Requirements

Develop a formal teaching plan for a target audience in a nursing academic or healthcare setting (Do not develop a teaching plan for patients.). Use the template provided to prepare and submit the teaching plan. 

Preparing the paper

This assignment will be submitted to the faculty member using the template provided. The teaching plan is to include the following information.

  1. Topic/title of presentation
  2. Description of target audience
  3. Program description
  4. Learning objectives written in measurable terms and appropriate for the target audience
    1. Course objectives 
    2. Unit objectives
  5. Topical outline of content to be presented (instructional methods to be used including the rationale for the selection of the instructional method)
  6. Learning resources/materials used by the instructor for preparation and student assignments 
  7. Methods of evaluation
  8. Presented using the Teaching Plan grid. Format for references is to be completely consistent with APA format, 6th edition
  9.  A minimum of three current resources related to the topic chosen for the presentation are to be included
Category Points % Description
Content 10   10% Description of target audience  
Content 10   10% Program description  
Content 25 14% Learning objectives Course objectives  Unit objectives  
Content 25 14% Topical outline of content to be presented
Content 25 14% Instructional methods to be used  
Content 25 14% Learning resources/material used by the instructor and assignments for the students 
Content 25 6% Methods of evaluation
Format 10 6% A minimum of three resources appropriate for the content material being presented are included
Format 10 6% Citations and references consistent with APA 6th edition format
Grammar 10 6% Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work
Total  175 100 A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.


Grading Rubric

Assignment Criteria Exceptional (100%) Outstanding or highest level of performance Meets (80%) Competent or satisfactory level of performance Needs Improvement (38%) Poor or failing level of performance Developing (0%) Unsatisfactory level of performance
Content possible points = 120 Points            
Description of Target Audience 10 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Description of the target audience is clearly articulated. Description of the target audience lacks pertinent information about the target audience. Description of the target audience is vague. Description of the target audience is missing from the paper OR the target audience is not appropriate for the assignment.  
Program Description   10 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Provides a detailed description of the proposed teaching program. The program description lacks occasional important elements or specificity. The program description is vague. The program description is missing from the paper.
Learning Objectives   25 points 20 points 10 points 0 points
Objectives for the target audience are clearly articulated and measurable.  The unit objectives flow from the course objectives. Bloom’s taxonomy is used for all of the learning objectives. The learning objectives are appropriate for the level of the target audience. The unit objectives have no relationship to the course objectives OR the unit objectives do not always flow from the course objectives OR  Bloom’s taxonomy is not used for all of the learning objectives OR the learning objectives are not appropriate for the level of the target audience.  Objectives for the target audience are inaccurate and non-measurable. Objectives for the target audience are absent from the teaching plan. 
Topical Outline of Content to Be Presented 25 points 20 points 10 points 0 points
Topical outline of content to be presented is clearly articulated and provides a comprehensive outline of the topic.   Topical outline of content to be presented occasionally lacks detail or clarity. Topical outline of content to be presented has insufficient detail or is inaccurate. Topical outline of content to be presented is missing from the teaching plan.
Instructional Methods to Be Used   25 points 20 points 10 points 0 points
Description of instructional methods to be used is clearly articulated. Varied methods (more than two) are used in the teaching plan and are appropriate for the content. The rationale for selection of these methods is clearly articulated. Less than two different teaching methods are used in the teaching plan and are appropriate for the content OR the rationale for the selection of the teaching methods is occasionally inaccurate and nonspecific. Only one teaching method is used in the teaching plan OR the instructional methods are not appropriate for the content OR the rationale for the selection of the teaching methods is inaccurate and nonspecific.  Instructional methods are missing from the teaching plan or there is no rationale stated for the selection of instructional methods.
Learning Resources/Material   25 points 20 points 10 points 0 points
Learning resources/materials to be used in the teaching plan by the instructor and student assignments are clearly articulated. Resources/materials are current. Learning resources/materials to be used in the teaching plan by the instructor and student assignments are occasionally inaccurate and nonspecific.  Resources/materials are current. Learning resources/materials to be used in the teaching plan by the instructor and student assignments are not current. Learning resources/materials are absent from the teaching plan.
  Methods of Evaluation 25 points 20 points 10 points 0 points
Description of evaluation methods to be used is clearly articulated. Description of evaluation methods to be used contains occasional inaccurate information or lacks occasional detail. Description of evaluation methods lacks clarity or is not appropriate for the objectives and/or content.  Description of evaluation methods to be used is absent from the teaching plan.
Format Possible Points = 30 Points        
A minimum of three resources appropriate for the content material being presented are included. 10 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
There are three resources in the teaching plan. The resources are relevant to the presentation topic and are current. Only two resources are included in the teaching plan. The resources are relevant to the presentation topic and are current. There is only one resource included in the teaching plan OR the resources included in the teaching plan are not relevant to the presentation topic and/or are not current.   There are no resources identified in the teaching plan.
Citations and references consistent with APA 6th edition format. 10 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly with no errors.   Ideas and information from other sources are cited with 1-2 errors.   Ideas and information from other sources are cited with 3-4 errors. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with 5 or more errors.
Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work. 10 points  8 points 4 points 0 points
Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent in formal written work with no exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work with 1-2 exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation have 3-4 errors.   Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation have 5 or more errors.  
  Total Points _____of 175 points

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