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Course Design

Designing, revising, or expanding a course will typically involve a number of complicated, interrelated tasks, such as writing course goals, constructing a syllabus, choosing and ordering class materials, etc. The resources below will help you stay organized during this process and think about how your course can build towards key goals and learning outcomes. Practical considerations are included as well, such as instructions for ordering books and boilerplates to include in your syllabus.

Developing a Course

Constructing a Syllabus

Choosing Course Materials


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