Syllabus - Alignment Chart and Updated Policies

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Syllabus

Description

This syllabus includes an alignment matrix that aligns the weekly activities with the course level objectives. There are detailed assignment descriptions and updated campus policies.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 2: Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning
    • Objective: 2.1 All student learning outcomes are specific, well–defined, and measurable.
    • Objective: 2.2 Grading policy is provided in a manner that clearly defines expectations for the course and respective assignments
    • Objective: 2.3 The learning activities (including graded assignments as well as ungraded activities) promote the achievement of the student learning outcomes.
  • 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.
    • Objective: 8.4 Students can clearly ascertain the role of the instructor in providing support for those officially registered with the campus disability services office.

Material:


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Syllabus
  • Author:   Maureen Smith, Instructor
  • Institution:  San Jose State University
  • Date Created:  2021-07-07
  • Course Format:   Online
  • LMS:  Canvas

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 2: Learning Objectives (Competencies)
  • Standard: 2.1 The course learning objectives, or course/program competencies, describe outcomes that are measurable.
  • Standard: 2.2 The module/unit–level learning objectives or competencies describe outcomes that are measurable and consistent with the course–level objectives or competencies.
  • Standard: 2.4 The relationship between learning objectives or competencies and learning activities is 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 5: Learning Activities and Learner Interaction
  • Standard: 5.1 The learning activities promote the achievement of the stated learning objectives or competencies.
  • 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.