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Syllabus Best Practices

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This is a resource that explains the steps involved in creating a learning centered syllabus. The identified steps are: Introduction, Thoughtful Preparation, Responsibility For Learning, Critical Thinking, Setting Objectives, and Constructing The Learning-Centered Syllabus.
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Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: July 24, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 26, 2016
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Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Avatar for Shamini Dias
38 weeks ago

Shamini Dias (Staff)

I appreciated this material for the clarity with which it presented items that should be in a syllabus. I wouild have liked more detail on how to present some of these items - formatting that makes it more student-friendly etc.

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