A New Journal Brings Peer Review to the College Syllabus

A new online journal billing itself as the first peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the college syllabus has published its first issue, and its editor hopes its emphasis on one facet of coursework will spark wider improvements in teaching.

"Most college teaching occurs in the dark," writes Alexander M. Sidorkin, editor of Syllabus, in an introduction to the journal's inaugural issue. "This journal is an attempt to