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Syllabus - Access and Accommodation Statement

Syllabus - Access and Accommodation Statement
San Jose State University
Maureen Smith, an Instructor at San Jose State University, includes the following statement in her syllabus that provides students with a clear explanation of her role in supporting students with a link to the campus disability support services office. In her statement, she welcomes students to talk to her at any point in the semester about course design concerns.

Academic Integrity Statement from Syllabus

Academic Integrity Statement from Syllabus
San Jose State University
Darra Hofman, an instructor from San Jose State, provides their syllabus which includes an expanded discussion of policy and supports, as well as an explanation of their approach to providing accommodations. The syllabus also explains the course environment, expectations around inclusion and equity, and explicitly invites students to participate in office hours.

Using Hypothesis for Low-Stakes Assessment with Timely Feedback

Using Hypothesis for Low-Stakes Assessment with Timely Feedback
San Jose State University
Instructor Jill Citron from San Jose State uses Hypothesis to ensure student preparation for class which is a digital annotation tool that allows for peer-to-peer discussion. In the example provided she uses the tool for student discussion about complex scientific journal articles.

Full Citations Provided for Videos Used in PPT

Full Citations Provided for Videos Used in PPT
San Jose State University
Rachel Lazzeri-Aerts an Instructor from San Jose State provides an example of a content page on the Canvas App which shows full citations for the YouTube video sources.

Syllabus Example for Learner Support (Technology)

Syllabus Example for Learner Support (Technology)
San Jose State University
The syllabus includes a statement of the technology needed to complete the course, as well as how to get help with technology. Canvas LMS and SJSU campus resources are listed and linked for easy student access.

Syllabus Example for Learner Support (Student Resources)

Syllabus Example for Learner Support (Student Resources)
San Jose State University
The syllabus includes information on both academic and non-academic support resources/programs for students. A list of example resources and the main "Campus Syllabus Information" website is listed. More details and contact information for 3 key support programs are included. Weblinks, email, and phone numbers are listed for these 3 key programs.

Syllabus - Alignment Chart

Syllabus - Alignment Chart
San Jose State University
Maureen Smith, an Instructor at San Jose State University, provides an alignment matrix that aligns the weekly activities with the course level objectives. The matrix provides the assignments, points, percent of the total, minimum number of words, and affiliated learning outcomes.

Course HomePage and Module Organization

Course HomePage and Module Organization
San Jose State University
Michelle Hampton, an Instructor from San Jose State shares a welcoming homepage with the instructor welcoming students and course description. She also provides a clear organization structure for the module with consistent headings. Tabbed lessons were utilized to reduce the number of pages through which students would need to scroll. Text headers in the modules were used to divide content logically and visually guide the user.

Active Learning with TEDEd

Active Learning with TEDEd
San Jose State University
Patricia Backer, an Instructor at San Jose State University, uses TEDEd to increase active learning and peer-to-peer engagement, students answer questions and participate in a discussion in a video lesson. The TEDEd lesson replaces what was previously a passive learning experience where students answered standard questions for a weekly written assignment without actively engaging with the content or with their peers.

Weekly Module Canvas Page Includes Variety of Materials

Weekly Module Canvas Page Includes Variety of Materials
San Jose State University
Glen Gendzel an Instructor from San Jose State provides a detailed Canvas Page that lists all of the linked module materials. This weekly module includes the Module Objectives, a To-Do List, and focus questions for all assigned readings, lectures, and videos.

Sample Course Home Page

Sample Course Home Page
San Jose State University
Debra Hunter, an instructor at San Jose State University, designed this home page to provide clear and detailed instructions for students to access course content. The intuitive layout includes buttons and links to course modules, a short video introducing the instructor, and 'Quick Link' buttons to frequently accessed course components.

TED Ed Lesson for Research Course

TED Ed Lesson for Research Course
San Jose State University
Robin Whitney an instructor from San Jose State uses a TedEd Lesson to introduce the differences between qualitative and quantitative research. This lesson uses a short video instead of an assigned reading with questions embedded to actively engage students in the assignment.

Google Earth Mapping - Map Your Memorials

Google Earth Mapping - Map Your Memorials
San Jose State University
Tabitha Hart, an Instructor at San Jose State University, developed a peer activity using Google Earth. While engaged in peer-to-peer interaction, students use a shared Google Earth map to collaboratively create an interactive tour of memorial sites in Berlin, Germany.