Developing Your Course Syllabus

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Your syllabus is a road-map for you and your students – it should convey clearly the course objectives and content as well as the requirements and expectations you have for your students. It should also clearly convey how students can communicate with you, and how they can access any resources (instructional materials, people, offices, etc.) that you think might are relevant and appropriate. Individual departments may require particular information and elements. In any case, your syllabus must be accessible.

Setting Goals and Learning Outcomes

Examples of Syllabi

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