Statement of Assumed/Required Prior Knowledge
When writing a statement of assumed or required prior knowledge, be sure to consider:
- What skills or knowledge will students need to have already learned in order to to succeed in your course?
- What relevant material has been covered in prerequisite courses and to what extent have students been asked to apply particular skills and knowledge in those courses?
- What can you reasonably expect students to already know (e.g. given student’s majors)?
- How will you accommodate or advise students with differing degrees of mastery over pre-requisite skills?
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