Catalog information to include: course name, department, number, meeting time, meeting place, and credits
In addition to the above items, consider including a brief description of your course. Can you capture the essence of your course in a single core statement? Getting down to the most important concept of your course is a way to help clarify your goals for the class for both the students and you. Below are a few examples of course core messages.
- Things change; change accumulates - a calculus course
- How can we feed the world without destroying it? - a course about the global environment and food system
- Listen to your gut, then think systematically - an ethics course
- Use evidence to drive your teaching decisions - an education course
- Designers are gods not janitors - a design course
- The synapse is the gateway to the nervous system - a pharmacology course