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Graduate Part Time Faculty 2000-2010 Orientation Academic Policies Amanda Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies Professor of Psychology Welcome! Mission of Loyola College Graduate Programs Jesuit/Catholic Academic Excellence

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Graduate Part Time Faculty2000-2010 OrientationAcademic Policies

Amanda Thomas, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies

Professor of Psychology

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Mission of Loyola CollegeGraduate Programs


Academic Excellence

Inspires leadership and service to the professions and the world

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Graduate Programs Educational ObjectiveMaster Knowledge and Skills

  • Skills, methods, and knowledge of discipline

  • Synthesize knowledge using interdisciplinary approaches

  • Acquire tools of and inspire lifelong learning

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Graduate Programs Educational ObjectiveThink Critically

  • Access, analyze, and evaluate information effectively

  • Disseminate and communicate information effectively

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Graduate Programs Educational ObjectiveManifest Leadership and Social Responsibility

  • Understand and value individual differences and diversity

  • Ethics

  • Contribute professionally and personally to community

  • Consider issues of justice in making decisions

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Graduate Programs

Loyola College in Maryland

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College of Arts and Sciences

James J. Buckley, Dean

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College of Arts and SciencesComputer Science

  • Master of Science in Computer Science

  • Master of Science in Software Engineering

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College of Arts and SciencesLiberal Studies

  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

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College of Arts and SciencesPastoral Counseling

  • Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling

  • Master of Arts in Spiritual and Pastoral Care

  • Certificate in Spirituality and Trauma-NEW

  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Pastoral Counseling

  • Master’s Plus Program (courses toward professional licensure)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pastoral Counseling

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College of Arts and SciencesPsychology

  • Master of Science in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

  • Certificate of Advanced Study

  • Master’s Plus Program (courses toward professional licensure)

  • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

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College of Arts and SciencesSpeech-Language Pathology/Audiology

  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Foundations Program

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Joseph A. Sellinger S.J. School of Business and Management

  • Professional MBA (part-time evening program)

  • Executive MBA Program (Friday/Saturday intensive cohort program)

  • Fellows MBA Program (Saturday intensive cohort program)

  • Master of Science in Finance (part-time evening program)

  • Master’s Plus Program (courses to obtain a second specialization, broaden/update skills, position for the next career move)

  • Emerging Leader’s MBA-BEGINNING FALL 2010 (Full Time, immediately after – 2 years post undergraduate)

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School of Education

Peter C. Murrell, Jr., Dean

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Upcoming School ofEducation

Master of Education in:

  • Educational Leadership

  • Curriculum and Instruction

  • Educational Technology

  • Kodaly Music Education

  • Literacy Teacher

  • Reading Specialist

  • School Counseling

  • Special Education

  • Montessori

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Upcoming School ofEducation

Master of Arts in:

  • Educational Leadership

  • Curriculum and Instruction

  • Educational Technology

  • School Counseling

  • Montessori

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Upcoming School ofEducation

Master of Arts in Teaching in:

  • Elementary Education

  • Secondary Education – English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Spanish

    Certificate of Advanced Study in:

  • School Management

  • Education

    Certification in Administration and Supervision (Principals)

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Policy InformationGraduate Catalogue

  • Academic Program Handbook

  • Academic Program/Department Website

  • Academic Affairs Website

  • Affiliate Faculty Website

  • ASK Chair/Program Director

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  • Similar to Contract

  • Template available

  • Sellinger and Education have their own templates

  • College of Arts and Sciences: check with your program/department for template

  • Ask Chair or Program Director for samples

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Syllabus Requirements

  • Instructor contact information, office hours

  • Required texts, reserved materials, etc.

  • Assignments, due dates

  • Detailed outline of class meetings

  • Grading policies, including percentage to final grade

  • Attendance Policy

  • Disabilities Statement

  • Academic Integrity with specific penalties

  • Learning goals, outcomes, as required by program

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Data Collection Requirements for the School of Education

  • Many Graduate Courses have data requirements for NCATE accreditation; check with the chair to find out what is needed

  • Typical needs: scored rubrics and work samples

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Issues to Consider

  • Religious Holidays (see academic affairs website) and other cultural issues

  • Undergraduate Honor Code/Graduate Academic Integrity Policy

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First Day

  • Consider going over syllabus

  • Consider all the data on first impressions

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Academic Integrity

  • No Cheating, Stealing, Lying, Forgery, or Plagiarism

  • Consider spending time in class discussing citation

  • Academic Sanctions for violation up to instructor

    • Be clear in syllabus

    • Check on department policy

    • Keep chair informed

  • Appeal process in catalogue

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  • A Excellent (including -)

  • B Good (including + and -)

  • C Unsatisfactory (including +, No -)

  • No grades of D

  • F Failure (no + or -) (fill out Failure Report)

  • I Incomplete (fill out Incomplete Report including reason and expiration date, as discussed with student)

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Good Academic Standing

  • Maintain a minimum 3.00 QPA (B- is below this)

  • QPA below 3.00, student on probation

  • 2 grades of C+ or lower - dismissal (CAS)

  • 3 grades of C+ of lower - dismissal (Sellinger)

  • Nogrades of F

  • Students can appeal dismissal

  • Consider counseling withdrawal from course before student earns below a B-

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Standards of Conduct

  • Official College Policies (Library, Technology, Harassment, etc.)

  • Legal Regulations

  • Specialized Professional Codes

  • Generally Acceptable Standards of Conduct

  • Contact Chair/Program Director with ANY Concerns

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College Policies: Records

  • Class Rosters, Roster Verification Forms, Incomplete & Failure Reports are available on WebAdvisor

  • Students attending class who are not on the roster: Tell student to call Records and verify registration. The student should not attend more than the first class meeting unless registered.

  • Grades are entered and submitted by faculty through WebAdvisor, including incomplete expiration dates. See Records Website, Faculty Services, for WebAdvisor instructions or call 410.617.2263.

  • Turn your grades in on time (72 hours after papers, exams, projects are due) or you will be contacted by your Chair.

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Student Evaluations of Teaching

  • At evaluation time, be sure to follow college policy and leave the room. Student must turn in the forms to the appropriate box, not you.

  • When you receive your scores, please share with your chair.

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Laws Concerning Students

  • According to FERPA: Cannot discuss personal/academic information about a student with a third party (parents, spouses, etc.) without the student’s written consent.

  • Records Office is responsible for writing letters verifying a student’s enrollment. Forms are available to students on Webadvisor; they may contact Records at 410-617-2263 if they have questions.

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  • For me?

  • Graduate Catalogue

  • Chair/Program Director

  • Handbook

  • Academic Affairs Website

  • Graduate Student Website