Course Design Institute

Schedule & Venue Details

Location & Parking

UVA Hunter Smith Band Building

180 Culbreth Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Parking is available at the Culbreth Garage, which is about a 2-minute walk from the Band Building. If you have a Disabled Parking Permit or other special parking needs, please let us know so we can make suitable arrangements.

Nearby Hotels

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging during the Institute. There are several hotels conveniently located near UVA.

Weekly Schedule

Below is a typical schedule for our week-long institute. Keep in mind that the following times and topics are tentative.

The CTE provides all participants with a number of resources, including Dee Fink's Creating Significant Learning Experiences and access to a secure website with extensive course design information. Meals throughout the week are provided (breakfast, lunch, and refreshments).

CDI block schedule

CDI Sample Schedule

More about the program's goals, outcomes, and values.

More about applying to CDI.

More about next steps once accepted into CDI.

More about our highly experienced facilitators.

Sample Syllabi

List of syllabi created during previous iterations of CDI.

List of the program's most commonly asked questions.