If I were asked to propose a modification or improvement, it will be on the alignment process. I would like to modify the CIA Model of Course Development by giving more weight to the unique learning styles and needs of each learner. Hence, I would suggest specifying 4 factors in the alignment process as shown in my weighing scales below.
Gina BrissendenTim Slater. Assessment Primer. Field-Tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG). Retrieved from: http://www.flaguide.org/start/primerfull.php