The Syllabus

  1. Read: Ko and Rossen, Chapter 5: Creating an Effective Online Syllabus
    Points: include lots of detail, due dates by time zone, define participation, be clear on task sequence, schedule by weeks in 2-3 day spreads of activity, supply information several times in different places, sample syllabus.

An interactive syllabus takes advantage of student familiarity with a printed syllabus, but uses links to the work.

View Pilar Hernandez: The Interactive Syllabus (November 2010)