Research shows a syllabus written in a warm, friendly style can enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.
By Diane Dechief and Véronique Brulé
Instructors: think back to when you were an undergraduate. Do you remember how you felt as you read the syllabi for your courses? Hopefully there were feelings of excitement and intrigue. But perhaps there was also confusion or worry that certain classes weren't really what you’d thought you were signing up for.