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Author O'Brien, Judith Grunert.

Title The course syllabus : a learning-centered approach / Judith Grunert O'Brien, Barbara J. Millis, Margaret W. Cohen ; foreword by Robert M. Diamond.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008.


Edition 2nd ed.
Description xix, 132 p. ; 28 cm.
Series The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-126) and index.
Contents Focus on learning -- Preparing students -- Setting a framework for knowledge -- Planning your learning-centered syllabus : an overview of the process -- Composing a learning-centered syllabus -- Using a learning-centered syllabus -- Examples -- Checklist -- Table of contents -- Instructor information -- Student information form -- Letter to the students or teaching philosophy statement -- Purpose of the course -- Course description -- Course objectives -- Readings -- Resources -- Course calendar -- Course requirements -- Policies and expectations : attendance, late papers, missed tests, class behaviors, and civility -- Policies and expectations : academic integrity, disability access, and safety -- Evaluation -- Grading procedures -- How to succeed in this course : tools for study and learning -- Suggested readings -- General teaching -- Active learning -- Assessment and evaluation -- Cooperative and collaborative learning -- Course and curriculum design -- Critical thinking -- Information technology -- Learning and motivation -- Student differences -- Online resources for syllabus construction -- Teaching portfolios.
Subject Learning and scholarship -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Education, Higher -- Curricula.
Instructional systems -- Design.
Added Author Millis, Barbara J.
Cohen, Margaret W.
ISBN 9780470197615 (pbk.)
0470197617 (pbk.)

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