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Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting Resources. 2018-2019

Functions of a Syllabus

  • Establishes an Early Point of Contact Between Student and Instructor
  • Helps Set the Tone for the Course
  • Acquaints Students with Course Logistics and defines Student Responsibilities
  • Describes the Role of Special Teaching and Learning Practices (Active Learning, Technology, etc.)
  • Helps Students Assess Their Readiness for the Course
  • Describes Available Learning Resources and Models Good Planning and Organization
  • Represents a Learning Contract Between You and the Student

Woolcock, 1997 

Door Prize Books

Fink, L. D. (2013). Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses. John Wiley & Sons.
O'Brien, J., Millis, B., & Cohen, M. (2008). The course syllabus : A learning-centered approach (2nd ed., The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.



Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Resources