Syllabi

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.

Women and Philosophy

Jul 01, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

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

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…

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…

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.

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…

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: