Use visual tools to describe your course design and expectations

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Describe your course design and expectations using visuals

Using visuals to communicate course information is an engaging way to motivate and help students better understand course connections. A course overview is typically a flowchart, concept map, or animated video that depicts the topical organization of your course; the big ideas to be presented; or the alignment between course learning outcomes and course assignments, activities, and assessments. A graphic syllabus typically communicates information about yourself and your course using visuals and shorter blocks of text.

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