Center for Teaching and Learning

Syllabus Studio Handout

CTL Resources:

  1. UVM Syllabus Guidelines
  2. Online Course Design Guidelines - (Many of the best practices in designing online courses also apply to traditional and hybrid classes.)
  3. Writing Learning Objectives

Other Resources:

  1. Carnegie Mellon Teaching Center Course Design Resources
  2. Brown University Syllabus Handbook (Woolcock)
    http://brown.edu/about/administration/sheridan-center/sites/brown.edu.about.administration.sheridan-center/files/uploads/ConstructingaSyllabus.pdf

  3. IDEA paper #42, Dee Fink on integrated course design
    http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_42.pdf

  4. Dartmouth page on syllabus and assignment design
    http://dartmouth.edu/writing-speech/teaching/first-year-writing-pedagogies-methods-design/syllabus-and-assignment-design

  5. Duquesne University resource page on syllabus design
    http://www.duq.edu/about/centers-and-institutes/center-for-teaching-excellence/teaching-and-learning/syllabus-and-course-design

  6. University of Minnesota Syllabus Tutorial (page links to series of topics)
    http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/teachlearn/tutorials/syllabus/index.html