What was your initial reaction when you were handed the syllabus and listened to the course description?
Utter fear? Disgust? Slight trepidation? Mild interest? Sincere excitement and enthusiasm? Level of motivation? Other?
Why did you feel this way?
Would you feel a high level of commitment or responsibility to your learning?
Would this teaching approach be conducive to your learning style?
Is this approach appropriate for the course topic?