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8-Week Course Preparation

Many colleges have adopted the 8-week format with the goal of improving student learning and retention. The expectation is that 8-week courses will be the academic equivalent of 16-week courses. To meet these expectations, 8-week courses require careful and intentional thought about the course design. This guide hopes to give you some tips to think about as you convert your courses to an 8-week format.

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