Top Ten Academic Practices

  1. Communicate your expectations to your students

  2. Be familiar with the Topics List for the course you are teaching

  3. To the extent possible, cover the material on the Topics List

  4. Explain the Learning Support policies, if applicable

  5. Distribute a syllabus

  6. Make sure your syllabus meets the Georgia Highlands College Syllabus Guidelines

  7. Include specific grading and attendance policies on your syllabus

  8. Don't materially change the grading and attendance policies during the semester

  9. Explain the grading and attendance policies*

  10. Repeatedly announce your exam dates and your final exam date

*9.  Explain the grading and attendance policies