Below is a list of articles and links that can help faculty to make the first day of classes more valuable for both students and instructors.
How to Create a Syllabus - Advice Guide by Kevin Gannon
The Absolute Worst Way to Start the Semester by Kevin Gannon
I'm banning Laptops from my Classroom by Stuart Green
Defining the Relationship by Rob Jenkins
The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity by Maryellen Weimer
College Faculty Insider's Guide to the First Day of Class by Dave Ferreira
Cornell University: The First Day of Classes
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