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ERIC Number: EJ1109091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2334-4822
Measuring the Promise: A Learning-Focused Syllabus Rubric
Palmer, Michael S.; Bach, Dorothe J.; Streifer, Adriana C.
To Improve the Academy, v33 n1 p14-36 Sep 2014
To enrich the resources for measuring the impact of educational development work, we have created a rubric to assess the degree to which a syllabus achieves a learning orientation. The rubric provides qualitative descriptions of components that distinguish learning-focused syllabi and uses a quantitative scoring system that places syllabi on a spectrum from content-focused to learning-focused. It is flexible enough to accommodate a diverse range of levels, disciplines, institutions, and learning environments, yet nuanced enough to provide summative information to developers using the tool for assessment purposes and formative feedback to instructors interested in gauging the focus of their syllabi.
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Language: English
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