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What is the Core really trying to teach our students?
The Core cultivates the knowledge, the habits of mind and heart, and the practices of engagement with the world needed by citizens of our 21st century world.
What are the “best practices” in Core syllabus design?
What’s the minimum standard for syllabi?
Syllabus content is appropriate for the Core area in the view of the Faculty Core Committee. Syllabus includes all elements expected by department and school/college including:
How specific and detailed should the syllabus be?
Syllabi can be tentative. Specific reading and scheduling details can be developed later.