Institutional Requirements

Creating a Course Outline or Syllabus

A course outline is a document that benefits students and instructors. It is an essential piece when designing any course. The course outline has a few purposes.

A syllabus is a planning tool. Writing it guides the instructor’s development of the course. Through the development of a syllabus, instructors can set course goals, develop student learning objectives, create and align assessment plans, as well as establish a schedule for the course.

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