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The course syllabus : a learning-centered approach

Author: Judith Grunert O'Brien; Barbara J Millis; Margaret W Cohen
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint, ©2008.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: When it was first published in 1997, The Course Syllabus became the gold standard reference for both new and experienced college faculty. Like the first edition, this book is based on a learner-centered approach. Because faculty members are now deeply committed to engaging students in learning, the syllabus has evolved into a useful, if lengthy, document. Today's syllabus provides details about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Outlines and syllabi
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O'Brien, Judith Grunert.
Course syllabus.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008
(OCoLC)608613473
Online version:
O'Brien, Judith Grunert.
Course syllabus.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008
(OCoLC)608989971
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Grunert O'Brien; Barbara J Millis; Margaret W Cohen
ISBN: 9780470197615 0470197617
OCLC Number: 183179531
Description: xix, 132 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Authors --
Part 1: 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 --
Part 2: 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 the course: tools for study and learning --
Part 3: 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 --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Judith Grunert O'Brien, Barbara J. Millis, Margaret W. Cohen ; foreword by Robert M. Diamond.
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Since its original publication in 1997, this book has become a must-have resource for college faculty new and experienced, two-year and four-year, at institutions across the U.S. and Canada. Its  Read more...

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