Visualizing the syllabus

Why are most college syllabi such drab and dreary affairs? By contrast, Chia-Hua Lin, a PhD student in philosophy at the University of South Carolina, has created a beautiful visual syllabus (see below) for her applied ethics course on “Genetic Engineering and Future Society.” Hat tip: Justin Weinberg, via

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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3 Responses to Visualizing the syllabus

  1. jecgenovese says:

    I love this. Because of bureaucratic requirements we keep having to add material to our syllabi that render them almost unreadable. One syllabus was so long (27 pages) I ended up writing a synopsis to alert students to the contents that actually affected them.

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