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Syllabus and Course Calendar

The syllabus and course calendar provide an overview to the course, along with detailing the course materials, requirements, and procedures.

If the course will be reused, design a standard syllabus. Then update the calendar with each offering.


Although some schools require a specific format for your syllabus, you may have flexibility in the elements. Consider including the following elements:


Provide a specific calendar with

Clearly state if due dates are related to a particular time zone.

If flexibility is available, be sure to provide guidelines for making request. For instance if you're willing to provide extensions, indicate the requirements for contacting the instructor.

Develop a standard syllabus that can be easily reused.
Design a calendar that can be quickly updated.

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Build the syllabus and create the structure for a course calendar.

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