This is the R Markdown template I use for my syllabi. For a discussion of some of its features, see here: http://svmiller.com/blog/2016/07/r-markdown-syllabus/. The skeleton also includes code for a calendar. I discuss this here: http://svmiller.com/blog/2020/08/a-ggplot-calendar-for-your-semester/

## Usage

syllabus(...)

templ_syllabus()

## Arguments

...

Arguments to rmarkdown::pdf_document.

 FIELD DESCRIPTION title Title of the class author Name(s) of the professor(s) date The semester email Your email. Technically optional, but you really should use it. web Class website. Technically optional, but you really should use it. officehours Your office hours. Technically optional, but you really should use it. office Your office location. Technically optional, but you really should use it. classroom The classroom location. Technically optional, but you really should use it. classhours When/for how long the class meets in a given session. Technically optional, but you really should use it.