Syllabus Design Resources
The syllabus template [DOC] includes all the necessary components and utilizes a format that improves students’ ability to find necessary information about the course, expectations, assignments, and schedule.
Tips for writing course goals and learning objectives [PDF]: This resource guide will help you (re)write course goals and learning objectives. It explains how they differ, provides examples, and demonstrates how to align them with course assignments. A checklist is included to help you revise existing goals or learning objectives.
To learn the policies for handling academic grievances and academic misconduct, click here.
Sample Verbs for Learning Objectives [PDF]: This set of verbs is a starting point for clarifying what you want your students to be able to do by the end of your course.
- Table that aligns Course Goals with Learning Objectives and with assignments and class activities [PDF]
- Example of a Course Goals and Objectives Table [PDF]
- Sample Attendance and Participation Policies [PDF]
- Grading Scale and Evaluation Descriptions [PDF]
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