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  • Course Design (U of Minnesota Center for Writing) provides sample syllabi for a variety of disciplines.
  • Assignments and Activities (U of Minnesota Center for Writing) includes best practices for writing assignments, sample assignments, and other resources.
  • Syllabus and Assignment Design (Dartmouth Writing Program) overviews designing your syllabus and assignments, and spacing and sequencing assignments.
  • Designing Writing Assignments (U of Hawai'i at Manoa Writing Program) covers briefly how students "read" assignments and what they "want" to help them understand their assignments.
  • Examples of Course Assignment Sequences (U of Hawai'i at Manoa Writing Program) from dance, history, mathematics, philosophy, and poetry.
  • What Makes a Good Writing Assignment? (WAC Clearinghouse) provides guidelines, checksheets, resources, and examples for designing writing assignments.

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