ERIC Number: ED262233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
The Syllabus: Starting Out Right. Vocational Instructor Teaching Skills Project.
Portland Community Coll., OR.; Mount Hood Community Coll., Gresham, OR.; Umpqua Community Coll., Roseburg, OR.
This module contains resource materials designed to help vocational education teachers develop a comprehensive and useful syllabus. (These materials supplement the videotape on "Developing a Syllabus.") Materials in the packet include a list of what to include in the syllabus, a model to use in developing or updating a syllabus, a syllabus critique checklist, course objective guidelines, readability guidelines, and suggestions for improving the visual appeal of the syllabus. Two short forms for feedback also are included. After reading the materials, teachers should be able to do the following: (1) describe the information to be included in a syllabus, (2) list three benefits of a course syllabus, (3) identify the three major parts of a course objective, (4) list 8-12 performance-based objectives for a class, (5) describe five guidelines for producing a visually attractive syllabus, and (6) produce a comprehensive syllabus. (KC)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Content Analysis, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Modules, Models, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Jim Rollins, Project Coordinator Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark, Gresham, OR 97030 (Accompanying videotape $35).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Portland Community Coll., OR.; Mount Hood Community Coll., Gresham, OR.; Umpqua Community Coll., Roseburg, OR.
Note: For related documents, see ED 255 725 and CE 042 645.