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ERIC Number: EJ1058338
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2368-4526
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Student-Faculty Perspectives of the Course Syllabus
McDonald, Jeanette; Siddall, Gillian; Mandell, Deena; Hughes, Sandy
Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, v3 p112-118 2010
Course syllabi play an important role in teaching, learning, and course design. They serve multiple functions and audiences and represent the end product of a scholarly process. In the following article, select findings from a mixed methods study examining how faculty and students conceptualize course syllabi are presented, specifically the design implications of what faculty include in their syllabi and those items students perceive to be most important and attend to most often throughout the course.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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