This is part two in a two-part post. Part one, where I explain how to make a syllabus using Google Slides, can be found at the following link. Note: There will be no post next week in celebration of Labor Day.
So I have my syllabus; I’ve made it visually appealing, embeddable and even included some multimedia elements. So what? There is little to nothing engaging about my new tech-savvy syllabus. It may prove to be more efficient for me in the future as I can edit one document and impact all my courses; parents can see it posted on the internet, and it has some links and videos that students can simply click to learn about aspects of the class. However, I need to do more to engage students in getting to know basic procedures and expectations in the class and then to check for understanding: Enter Google Forms. Continue reading