With the fall semester rapidly approaching, it seems like a good time to provide a post on syllabi.
I’ve written about this topic in the past (see: Rebooting Your Syllabus from November 2013), but just came across a post in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s blog ProfHacker, From the Archives: Creating Syllabi, that is chock-full of great advice.
The article covers the basic elements you should include such as contact information and institutional rules and regulations as well as course objectives, technology policies, and accessibility statements. There are also suggestions about logistics and design.
As you move from summer mode back into the swing of the academic year, these will be some useful tips to consider.
Macie Hall, Senior Instructional Designer
Center for Educational Resources
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