Syllabus - Community Guidelines for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Syllabus

Description

To model commitment to diversity, equity and and inclusion, the syllabus includes community guidelines that will help students work on cultural humility and prepare to work more effectively with diverse clients, groups and organizations. A course netiquette example is provided along with a detailed list or assignments, campus policies, etc.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 1: Course Overview and Introduction
    • Objective: 1.4 Course etiquette expectations for various forms of course communication and dialog (e.g., chat, “hangout,” email, online discussion) are presented and clear to the student.
  • QLT Section 2: Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning
    • Objective: 2.2 Grading policy is provided in a manner that clearly defines expectations for the course and respective assignments
  • QLT Section 8: Accessibility and Universal Design
    • Objective: 8.1 Syllabus (or similar) links to the campus accessible policy, whether it is required or recommended by the institution.
    • Objective: 8.3 A clear explanation of the disability support services (DSS) is provided and clear links to DSS resources are provided.

Material:


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Syllabus
  • Author:   Sarah Jayyousi, Instructor
  • Institution:  California State University, San Marcos
  • Date Created:  2021-07-21
  • Course Format:   Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Cougar Courses

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 1: Course Overview and Introduction
  • Standard: 1.3 Communication expectations for online discussions, email, and other forms of interaction are clearly stated.
  • QM General Standard 3: Assessment and Measurement
  • Standard: 3.2 The course grading policy is stated clearly at the beginning of the course.
  • Standard: 3.3 Specific and descriptive criteria are provided for the evaluation of learners’ work, and their connection to the course grading policy is clearly explained.
  • QM General Standard 7: Learner Support
  • Standard: 7.2 Course instructions articulate or link to the institution’s accessibility policies and services.
  • Standard: 7.2 Course instructions articulate or link to the institution’s accessibility policies and services.