Lesson Design with the End in Mind

Des Moines, IA US
September 12, 2016

Open to DMU faculty only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


To provide participants with an approach to curriculum and instructional design, which will engage students in deeper inquiry, uncover big ideas in content, and promote the transfer of learning.


  • Content Goal: Demonstrate their knowledge of the three stages of Understanding by Design. 
  • Language Goal: Utilize learning objectives to generate two essential questions for a selected course/topic
  • Social Goal: Discuss UBD, Big Ideas, and Essential Questions and how it relates to their selected course and teaching practices.

Supplies Participants Will Need

  • Phone to access Poll Everywhere (or you can use your computer)
  • Computer with a set of course objectives to work with during the workshop
  • Writing utensil
  • Open and creative mind



Allie Gardner, MAT, MEd
Educational Specialist, Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Ms. Gardner indicated she has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).
  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/12/2016 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/12/2016 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Munroe 101
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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