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Writing a Syllabus

A Conversation About Syllabi...

Link to "What is a Syllabus For, Anyway?" - Chronicle of Higher Education - Vitae (Web Article)

Evolution of a Syllabus

Otterbein Syllabus Checklist & Templates

Otterbein requires that all faculty include some consistent information elements on their individual syllabi.  Some departments, majors, or programs may require additional elements.

A list of required elements are available on the website linked below.  A number of templates are also provided there as a resource for faculty.  The templates are a great starting point; you can also create your own syllabus as long as it includes the required elements.

Syllabus required elements and templates:

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