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Syllabus Templates

A primary purpose of a syllabus is to communicate to your students what the course is about, why it is taught, where it is going, and what will be required of the students for them to complete the course with a passing grade.

Syllabus Templates

Our syllabus templates make your work easier! Templates are ADA accessible and include sample statements that meet the Syllabus Best Practices [pdf] recommendations.  It is recommended that you view the syllabus best practices document and the appropriate syllabus template for your course.

Face-to-Face Course Syllabus Template [docx]
Online Course Syllabus Template [docx]   
Blended Course Syllabus Template [docx]

Course Schedule Templates

The course schedule templates are tables with Date, Topic, Assignment and Due Today headings and include key dates in the semester academic calendar.

Spring 2020 Course Templates

MW Course Template [docx]
MWF Course Template [docx]
TTH Course Template [docx]
Spring I First Half Term MW (3A) [docx]
Spring I First Half Term TTH (3A) [docx]
Spring II Second Half MW Term (3B) [docx]
Spring II Second Half Term TTH (3B) [docx]
Academic Calendar Spring 2020 [docx]
Academic Calendar Spring 2020 - Online Course Template [docx] 

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