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Course Syllabus Review Tools

Statements and Acknowledgements: Include accessibility, diversity, civility and land acknowledgement statements in the course syllabus (offer a sample syllabus)

Fuentes at al (2021) Rethinking the Course Syllabus: Considerations for Promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Building an Inclusive Syllabus: Syllabus Design/Redesign Frameworks | Center for Teaching and Learning, Amherst College 

  • Inclusive, anti-racist and decolonizing pedagogies, references and resources for building a course syllabus.

Survey Your Syllabus | Center for Teaching and Learning, Amherst College

  • Criteria are categorized under an aspects of course development (Learning Objectives and Content, Frame Tone and Format, Teaching and Learning Activities and Assessment) and aligned with one or more of four pedagogical frameworks.

Accessible Syllabus (Image, Text, Rhetoric, Policy): Tulane Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) | Tulane University

  • Accessible classroom resources promote student engagement and agency.