S.A.F.E. Topics Vol. 1, No. 2, February 26, 2020

Syllabus – A one-word conversation with students

In the second episode of the S.A.F.E. Topics podcast, we go over topics and issues related to the syllabus with MiraCosta college students Andre (Sociology), Melissa (Sociology), Susy (Sociology), Sam (BioManufacturing), and Joe (Theater).

What to listen for:

● The importance of a welcoming and decolonized syllabus

● Making a syllabus for a new generation

● How to ease students into a syllabusReading vs. Interacting with a syllabus

● What does a personal touch on a syllabus look like?

● What is irritating about a syllabus?

● Being communicative from start to finish

● Are too many updates a bad thing?

● The presentation of a syllabus, what does it look like?

● Do students want to see resources on a syllabus?

● Making a syllabus intentional and accessible

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The S.A.F.E. Topics Team:

curry mitchell – Faculty, Letters (Co-host)
Sean Davis – Faculty, Sociology (Co-host)
Kelly Barnett – Intern and Music Technology Student (Audio Editor)
James Garcia – SDICCCA Fellow and Associate Faculty, Sociology (Show Notes)