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General syllabus for the Course in College Teaching. The syllabus varies slightly from semester to semester depending upon who is leading the course, but this document gives an overview. For detailed information about the current semester's syllabus, contact

A Likert scale type tool for evaluating a syllabus.

Faculty Senate Policy 43-00 Syllabus requires that four statements be included in all syllabi, in addition to other required information. This document provides example syllabus statements for: 1) Academic Integrity; 2) Academic Adjustment / Academic Accommodation; 3) Educational Equity / Report Bias; and 4) Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

Penn State's IT Accessibility Group created this repository of syllabus templates that allow instructors to more easily create an accessible syllabus. The templates are fully editable Microsoft Word files that include accessible headings styles in several fonts, sizes, and text alignments, an accessible default table format showing visible headers and sufficient color contrast, an image of the Penn State shield embedded with alternative text, and instructions on how to use the templates.

Syllabus elements required by Penn State, plus suggested best practices.

The iStudy tutorials are designed to advance students' knowledge and skills in areas that can promote overall academic achievement, such as studying, communicating, and career planning. Faculty can use the tutorials to help students adjust to college curricula and expectations or add career planning tools to syllabi.

Penn State Teacher II 1997. Compendium of teaching tips and advice from seasoned faculty and graduate students. Includes sections on Course design, matching teaching methods with learning objectives, teaching large courses, evaluating student learning, collecting feedback, sample syllabi, feedback questionaires, grading standards, plagiarism, teaching philosophies.
Authored by D. Enerson, R. Neill Johnson, Susannah Milner, and Kathryn M. Plank.

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