Are Course Syllabi Covered by Copyright?

Sep 29, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that a syllabus should be a shared resource—not something kept under lock and key.

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Women and Philosophy

Jul 01, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

Will studying more female philosophers draw more women to philosophy? Dr. Wood weighs in.

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Mushrooming Syllabi

Aug 31, 2011 by George Leef |

Thomas Bertonneau discusses the reasons why course syllabi have been mushrooming over the years: students are less and less accustomed to academic work, more inclined to complain if things aren't spelled out for them in minute… Continue Reading | 6 Comments >

Texas Blazes the Transparency Trail

Oct 08, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Texan professors who thrive on taxpayer funding are irate about a state law that requires them to make course content clear to students before the latter are, as Accuracy in Academia labels… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Building a 21st Century Syllabus

Aug 20, 2010 by David Clemens |

Professors these days have to cover their backs when writing syllabi, writes David Clemens.

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Fayetteville State Goes for Greater Transparency

Aug 09, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Pope Center piece, Jane Shaw writes about a favorable development at one of the UNC-system schools, Fayetteville State, which has adopted a policy of requiring professors to post their syllabi online. That's… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

SLO Challenge Goes to PERB

Nov 23, 2009 by David Clemens |

The November-December issue of CCA Advocate contains a front page story on how Lassen Community College is challenging Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) with the California Public Employment Relations Board:

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