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Books on the Topic

Collins, T., "For Openers . . . An Inclusive Course Syllabus", in W. Campbell and K. Smith, eds., New Paradigms for College Teaching, Edina MN: Interaction Books, 1997.
Davis, B.G., Tools for Teaching, Jossey-Bass Publishers; San Francisco, 1993.
Diamond, R., "Developing a Learning-Centered Syllabus," in Designing and Improving Courses and Curricula in Higher Education, revised edition. Jossey-Bass, pp. 191-202, 1998.
Duffy, D. and J. Jones. Teaching Within the Rhythms of the Semester. Jossey-Bass, 1995.
Grunert, J., The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach. Anker Press, 1997.
Lovell-Troy, L. and P. Eickmann, Course Design for College Teachers. Educational Technology Publications. 1992.
Lowther, M. et al., Preparing Course Syllabi for Improved Communication. AnnArbor, MI: NCRIPTAL, The University of Michigan, 1989.
McKeachie, W., "Countdown for Course Preparation," Teaching Tips, 8th ed. Heath & Co., pp. 9-20. 1986.
Nilson, L., "The Complete Syllabus," in Teaching at its Best. Anker, pp. 19-22. 1998.
Rubin, S. "Professors, Students, and the Syllabus." Chronicle of Higher Education, August, 1985.