ERIC Number: ED395539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Writing a Syllabus. IDEA Paper No. 27.
Altman, Howard B.; Cashin, William E.
This paper presents guidelines for writing a syllabus for college courses for both experienced and novice teachers. The purpose of the syllabus in communicating course content, purpose, direction and requirements is discussed, as is the necessity of planning the course before syllabus writing. Major content areas of the syllabus are reviewed, including course and instructor information, texts and materials, course objectives, calendar and policies, attendance, class participation, grading, honor policy, and available support services. (Contains 16 references.) (JPB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Instructional Development
Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development, Division of Continuing Education, 1615 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502-4073 (For current prices call 800-255-2757).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development in Higher Education.