Above are the templates for the 2011-2012 Uniform Course Syllabus. One is for face-to-face "classroom" use, and the other is for "online" courses.
Please check your old syllabus against the newer ones above, since there have been changes to the syllabus template.
The new uniform course syllabus process requires you to upload the document to the SUNY Delhi Syllabi course in Vancko Hall so it can be archived.
Step 1. Directions for downloading and filling in the template:
- Download the template Word file from above (be sure to get the correct version: classroom vs. online). To download the template, simply click on the file name at the top of this page.(Ignore the links to the right: just click right on the name of the file you want and then choose SAVE rather than Open.)
- Add your course info to the document and click the "File" menu > "Save as".
- Type in the new name of the file using the naming convention below, and take notice of where it is saving the document. Click "Desktop" to save it to the desktop for ease of finding the file.
IMPORTANT: The files will need to be saved with a standard naming convention to ensure that they can be found easily in the future. Please follow this format: ## Subj-Crs-CRN-InstructorLastName.docx
- Example: if you were teaching literature, CRN 10001 in the second semester of 2011 and your last name is Burger, your syllabus should be named LITR-100-10001-Burger.doc
- Once you have your entire uniform syllabus in a Word document, please follow the directions below so it can be archived for future reference. Please ensure that the file is named correctly (see blue box above).
- The next step is to upload the Word document to the SUNY Delhi Syllabi course in Vancko Hall.
Step 2. Uploading the document to the Vancko Hall SUNY Delhi Syllabi Archive (new 7/18/11)
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- Log into Vancko Hall via Delhi Logins or directly at https://vanckohall.delhi.edu
- Enter the SUNY Delhi Syllabi course, in the "Current Term" category (or go directly here: https://vanckohall.delhi.edu/course/view.php?id=14881 )
- Locate the correct academic year section and click on the correct term
- Click the "Add entry" tab
- Fill in the 5 text fields
- Click "Browse" to locate the properly named syllabus file (from above)
- Click either "Save and view" or "Save and add another"
Your syllabus is now archived and viewable by all Delhi faculty, staff and students.
Optional: Step 3. Add a Link to your Syllabus in your VH Course
Once you have uploaded your syllabus, as above, you can easily add a link to the syllabus to your course.
- Locate your syllabus in the SUNY Delhi Syllabi course as above.
- Right click the syllabus file link, and select "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy Shortcut" (Internet Explorer) or "Copy Link" (Safari)
- Click the "SUNY Delhi Syllabi" breadcrumb at the top.
- Using the "My Courses" block in the upper left, expand the correct term (+/-), and enter your course.
- Click on "Turn editing on" in the upper right
- Click on the top "Add a resource" pulldown menu and select "Link to a file or website" (See image below.) To ensure consistency between courses and sections, please ensure that you are putting the syllabus in the top box of your course, box number 1.
- Type in a Name* for the resource, for example "Course Syllabus". This is what students will see in the module to click on.
- Click in the "Location*" box (replacing http://) and paste in the link you copied in step 2 (control-V or Edit: Paste)
- Scroll down and click "Save and return to course"
- Test the link to the syllabus by clicking the link.
You have now uploaded your syllabus and linked to that file in your course. **You can now instruct your students to log into Vancko Hall to download the syllabus. If students require a printed copy of the syllabus, they are free to download it and print it themselves.
**For students to be able to view anything in your course (including this link to the syllabus), you will need to make your course available to students. Follow this link for instructions on how to make the course available: https://confluence.delhi.edu/x/DwA_Bw
If you have questions or issues with the Microsoft Word template, please contact the helpdesk by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 607-746-4835 or for issues with Vancko Hall, go to http://tinyurl.com/doehelp