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Syllabus

Creating a Course Syllabus

Writing an Inclusive, Learning-Centered Syllabus, VITAL
Course Syllabi: Communication of Villanova Learning Resources and Services
You may copy and paste these statements directly into your syllabus.

Sample syllabi, Villanova University (with permission)

List first as alphabetically by department
Dr. Kevin Waters, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syllabus
Dr. Stephen Strader, Geography & the Environment, Syllabus
Dr. Alexander Diaz-Lopez, Mathematics & Statistics, Syllabus
Dr. Joseph Toscano, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Syllabus

Syllabus Checklist, VITAL
Undergraduate Course Syllabus Checklist, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), Villanova University, updated July 2020
Graduate Course Syllabus Checklist, CLAS, Villanova University
Affordable Materials Project - Open Educational Resources
Graphic Syllabus
Basic Needs Security Statement - Supporting Every Learner

Sample Inclusivity/Diversity Statement
Villanova University supports an inclusive learning environment where diversity and individual differences are respected, appreciated, and recognized as a source of strength and intellectual inquiry. Our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives enrich our learning together; they are welcome and valued in this course. We will demonstrate repects and diligence in understanding how other peoples' perspectives, behaviors, and worldviews may be different from our own and how they inform our own understanding. 
Adapted from Cornell University, Center for Teaching Innovation
Link to Villanova Diversity Statement

Resources:

Inclusion by Design: Survey Your Syllabus and Course Design 
Course Workload Estimator, Wake Forest University, Center for the Advancement of Teaching
How to Create A Syllabus, Kevin Gannon, Chronicle of Higher Education Guide, 2018
Teaching Goals Inventory, University of Iowa
Designing Learning Goals, Bloom Revised

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