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Lectures and Recitations: Using Your Class Syllabus

Every MIT subject has a syllabus—a document written by the instructor to show students and TAs how the subject will be taught. The syllabus is a very useful tool: be sure to pick one up at the first class meeting or download it from Stellar. Keep it in a folder where you can find it easily throughout the term.

Crucial information on the syllabus includes:

Review the syllabus early in the term to:

Use the syllabus later in the term: