Research shows that students make a variety of assumptions about classes and professors based on the syllabus alone (Wheeler, Palmer, & Aneece, forthcoming). We’ll discuss ways you can make this document more inviting, motivating your students for the challenges in the course ahead. Please bring a laptop.
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This workshop is part of the Jump-start Your Fall Semester series for GW faculty members. Workshops in this series are sponsored by the University Teaching and Learning Center. Other workshops in this Fall 2019 series are First Days of Class, Optimizing Class Time: Openings and Closings, Powering Up with Transparent Assignment Design, Special Guest Workshop: Leveraging Pedagogy with Creative Technologies. If you need feedback on assignment or syllabus design, advice on teaching methods, or ideas for new activities, consider booking a consultation with the University Teaching and Learning Center.