Course Design

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The Straight Scoop Syllabus

There is no shortage of professorial eye rolling when it comes to the subject of students and syllabi. Students might read the syllabus, but they typically

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When the Directions Are the Problem

Instructors often experience problems between the directions given for an assignment and the work submitted by a student. Students miss important parts of questions; they

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