University of Southern Indiana

Developing the Syllabus

Syllabus Template

  • The Syllabus Template (updated August 2020) provides a guide for developing an effective and learner-centered syllabus and outlines the required elements and policy statements of each syllabus for USI courses.  The Fall 2020 template includes new statements regarding COVID-19 safety and online materials (August 2020) and shortened university statements, new statements on academic continuity and integrity, and a recommended civility and inclusion statement.
  • Detailed University Syllabus Statements are found within the Syllabus Template and on the Provost's Office website.
  • Guidance for Faculty for Fall 2020 from the Provost's Office is available.

Resources for Developing the Syllabus

Designing an Effective Syllabus

Developing Learning Outcomes

Considering Accessibility and Inclusion

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