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Syllabi: A tool to build success

– Jeanne M. Slattery I spend a good part of my summer reflecting on last year and looking forward to next. I began editing my syllabi last semester during our course, more seriously edited them at the end of the … Continue reading

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Dear Worried Sick

Dear Ms. Scholar, I have a student in class who is visibly depressed. She no longer interacts with her classmates, appears less engaged and more apathetic than in previous semesters, is performing more poorly on homework, and is missing class … Continue reading

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Syllabus by Design: Writing With the Student in Mind

– Ellen Foster Teachers of writing emphasize the importance of audience to their students. But do we teachers pay enough attention to audience when we’re writing our syllabi? Our syllabi, of course, have multiple audiences: our students, our peer evaluators, … Continue reading

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