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Providing a Course Roadmap

These strategies incorporated the following principles:

P1 P2 P3 P5 P6 P8

Child, Family and Community/EARL217: Created a weekly overview

Child, Family and Community/EARL217: Modified syllabus to include table of contents, visual icons, and calendar

Contemporary Biology/BIOS105: Created interactive syllabus

Early Childhood Development and Language/EARL106: Created syllabus incorporating table of contents and student friendly language

Early Childhood Development and Language/EARL106: Created a weekly overview that included college/course announcements, assignments and readings

Education for All Students/EDUC115: Created video of assignments for viewing on Blackboard

Education for All Students/EDUC115: Modified syllabus to include detailed assignment calendar and Disability Services statement

English II/ENGL151C: Modified syllabus to include student friendly language, addition of table of contents, pie chart of weights for assignments

Introduction to Computers/CISC101: Revised calendar of due dates

Introduction to Computers/CISC101: Added information for Disability Services and Learning Center

Introduction to Computers/CISC101: Administered syllabus quiz

Introduction to Criminal Justice/CJST101: Redesigned syllabus as concept map

Introduction to Criminal Justice/CJST101: Provided greater content and organization in syllabus and addition of class “base groups”

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103: Used SmartArt to create charts and weight of assignments

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103 ONLINE: Used SmartArt

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103: Used more white space on syllabus

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103 ONLINE: Used more white space on syllabus

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103: Included Disability Services statement on syllabus

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103 ONLINE: Included Disability Services statement on syllabus

Introduction to Psychology/PSYC103: Modified syllabus to include table of contents

Introduction to Theater/CMTH110: Modified syllabus to include relevant information in both traditional and calendar format

Speech Communication/CMTH102: Added rubrics to syllabus and incorporated into “class workbook”

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