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syllabus

(sĭl′ă-bŭs) [Gr. syllabos, table of contents]
An abstract of a lecture or outline of a course of study or of a book.
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He further recommended that the principles propounded by Quaid-i-Azam should be a compulsory part of our syllabi that could bring positive and constructive change in the behavioral approach of society.
As for learning through language, the focus has shifted from political concerns to individual development, as is revealed by comparisons of the rationale and the general purposes of the language arts curriculum presented in the two syllabi. While Maoism dominates the 1978 rationale and general purposes, individual development, interest, creativity, scientific thinking, aesthetic disposition, healthy personality, and communication are the keywords of the 2000 syllabus.
Bare in mind that this issue isn't over yet as the 2012 sitting have both the old and new syllabi again.
The Syllabi Development Center is a crucial department at the Ministry of Education; last week, President of Cairo University Hossam Kamel stressed the importance of the syllabi's development.
The current trend toward performance-based educational standards and accountability in teaching has resulted in more attention focused on an instructor's syllabus, however the new focus is not the only time faculty reinvent their syllabi. Indeed, changes in curriculum design, classroom management, student expectations, and technological innovations consistently lead faculty to revisit syllabi development.
Furthermore, Whitley and Keith-Spiegel (2002) recommended that faculty clearly express a firm commitment to uphold high levels of academic integrity in their syllabi. Introduced the first day of the course, the syllabus is a crucial component in forming the student's perception of the class, professor and acceptable classroom behavior, including definitions of cheating and the repercussions of being caught cheating.
D'Antonio was assigned the task of reviewing more than 400 syllabi at her institution (a task undoubtedly akin to preparing the self-study for accreditation review).
Two caveats for interpreting the results are that faculty did not always list every topic on their syllabi and course schedules, and that not all instructors make their syllabi and course schedules available on the Internet.
Given the minimalist curriculum assigned by the state, however, the wonder is that the syllabi have as much as they do.
Parkes and Harris (2002) analyzed more than two hundred course syllabi from eleven colleges in a single university and studied the professional literature on the topic.
The American Taxation Association (ATA) maintains a website that contains over 300 syllabi from over 200 tax educators; see ATA Syllabi Exchange (www.atasection.
Lauter's work, culminating in the publication of The Heath Anthology of American Literature in 1990, showed white professors how to pair Black, white, American Indian, and women's literature into syllabi that would accurately reflect America's diversity.