UbD – 2 Stage 1: Transfer Goals and Understandings




The focus of Understanding by Design® (UbD) is teaching for understanding and transfer. In this Learning Path, you will explore the different types of learning goals, established goals and transfer goals, and understandings. You will also discover the relationship between understandings and long-term transfer goals.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Define and locate established goals;
  • Understand the rationale for identifying long-term transfer goals;
  • Describe the characteristics of long-term transfer goals and understanding goals;
  • Identify long-term transfer goals and understanding goals;
  • Frame desired Understandings in response to SWUT; and
  • Identify Understanding goals when teaching skills.


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Continuing Education Credits



Jay McTighe

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Jay McTighe

Co-author of Understanding by Design, Educational Consultant

Jay has co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design (UbD) series with Grant Wiggins. As an educational consultant, Jay has made presentations in 47 US states and 19 countries on six continents.

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Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

Answer: An email will be sent to you after purchase with your access code and login details. If you have any questions regarding access to your learning path, email our support team at support@eduplanet21.com

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