Syllabus design

A syllabus is likely the first point of connection between faculty and students around a course. While we offer useful strategies and techniques below, we urge you to start your syllabus design/re-design process by including the current expectations and guidance from the Provost’s Office.

Strategies & Techniques

Through the pages here, we will reflect on the purpose and message for various parts of a syllabus.

4. Review your syllabus

Before you start making changes or once you have completed making adjustments, review your syllabus against one (or more) of these tools

Beyond the Template

Recently new discussions about the approachability and inclusivity of syllabi have emerged worth exploring and engaging with. Once you have a sense of what you want in your syllabus, these might provide some ideas for how it looks and sounds.