- Shanna Shaked, Senior Associate Director of CEILS for Physical Sciences Initiatives
Lecturer, Department of Physics & Astronomy: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jess Gregg, CEILS Assistant Director: email@example.com
When is this workshop offered? We will offer this workshop prior to the start of classes each quarter. Individual and group consultation on syllabus design is also available by request.
Who should attend this workshop? Faculty and instructors who are seeking feedback on their course syllabus, designing a new course syllabus, or who are looking for examples of best practices and inclusive language are encouraged to attend.
Description of Workshop: This workshop will provide an overview of “backwards design” for planning your course, best practices for designing assessments and activities, and a variety of examples on inclusive language and model syllabi structures.
Resources: We highly recommend the following resource as a starting point for developing your syllabus: Measuring the Promise: A Valid and Reliable Syllabus Rubric Guide to Assessing the Focus of Syllabi developed by Michael Palmer, Dorothe Bach, & Adriana Streifer at the University of Virginia, Teaching Resource Center.