The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course / Edition 1

The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course / Edition 1

by Linda B. Nilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470180854

ISBN-13: 9780470180853

Pub. Date: 10/12/2007

Publisher: Wiley

This book shows college instructors how to communicate their course organization to students in a graphic syllabus—a one-page diagram, flowchart, or concept map of the topical organization—and an outcomes map—a one-page flowchart of the sequence of student learning objectives and outcomes from the foundational through the mediating to the ultimate

Overview

This book shows college instructors how to communicate their course organization to students in a graphic syllabus—a one-page diagram, flowchart, or concept map of the topical organization—and an outcomes map—a one-page flowchart of the sequence of student learning objectives and outcomes from the foundational through the mediating to the ultimate. It also documents the positive impact that graphics have on student learning and cautions readers about common errors in designing graphic syllabi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470180853
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/12/2007
Series:
JB - Anker Series, #117
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 The Limits of a Text Syllabus.

2 How and Why Graphics Enhance Learning.

3 Designing a Graphic Syllabus.

4 Charting an Outcomes Map.

5 How Graphics Benefit Course Organization.

Appendix A. More Model Graphic Syllabi for Inspiration.

Appendix B. Computer Software for Graphic Syllabi and Outcomes Maps.

Bibliography.

Index.

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