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The syllabus is a roadmap of the course. Therefore, a good syllabus will provide good direction for teaching and learning and can reduce the number of problems an instructor faces with regard to negotiations with students around what the course is about. Syllabi address both classroom management and administrative policies as well as academic and intellectual goals. Click on the link below to read a brief examination of the elements of a good syllabus.

Writing a Successful Syllabus

IU Resources

The Syllabus Indiana University Teaching Handbook