The Ins and Outcomes of Writing an Effective Syllabus
Soonpaa, Nancy J.
Explores the purposes of a syllabus followed by the parts of a syllabus. The next section sets out the range of choices that will determine the tone and implicit messages contained in the syllabus. The article concludes with creative possibilities that go outside the box of typical syllabus drafting. Throughout, this article advocates for the thoughtful and intentional drafting of a document often approached by its drafter as obligatory and rote.