Common Expectations for BGSU Course Syllabi

The course syllabus plays a key role in communicating to the student a faculty member's expectation of the student as well as what the student can expect of their faculty. There are many different ways to organize and present course syllabi depending on the faculty, discipline, course level, etc. However, there are several common expectations for course syllabi at BGSU: a clear statement on course expectations, the schedule and methods of assessment, indicators of support for student success, and pedagogical efforts that engage students in the learning process. This site is designed to provide faculty with:

1.  example statements from existing BGSU syllabi that can be modified and used,

2.  complete sample course syllabi,

3.  resources on topics related to creating course syllabi, and

4.  schedule of professional development workshops related to creating course syllabi.