ERIC Number: ED421199
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Stylistic Considerations in Writing Course Outlines of Record. Adopted Spring 1998.
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, Sacramento.
This report recommends good practices for writing a course outline of record that meets Title 5 regulations as well as the expectations of a college's external constituents. Topics covered include: (1) Catalog Description, a brief account of course content; (2) Class Schedule Description, an abbreviated version of the catalog description; (3) Need/Justification, a section that states that the course meets the need criterion set forth in the Curriculum Standards Handbook; (4) Objectives/Student Outcomes, a section that conveys the learning outcomes expected of students; (5) Prerequisite Skills, a list of skills needed to enter the course; (6) Course Content, an outline detailing the topics covered; (7) Assignments, Methods of Instruction and Evaluation, a list of required assignments, instructional methodology, and evaluation criteria; and (8) Texts and Instructional Materials, a complete reference of texts and instructional materials. (EMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, Sacramento.