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Graduate Part Time Faculty 2000-2010 Orientation Academic Policies

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 Faculty 2000-2010 Orientation Academic Policies

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  1. Graduate Part Time Faculty2000-2010 OrientationAcademic Policies Amanda Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies Professor of Psychology

  2. Welcome!

  3. Mission of Loyola CollegeGraduate Programs Jesuit/Catholic Academic Excellence Inspires leadership and service to the professions and the world

  4. 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

  5. Graduate Programs Educational ObjectiveThink Critically • Access, analyze, and evaluate information effectively • Disseminate and communicate information effectively

  6. 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

  7. Graduate Programs Loyola College in Maryland

  8. College of Arts and Sciences James J. Buckley, Dean

  9. College of Arts and SciencesComputer Science • Master of Science in Computer Science • Master of Science in Software Engineering

  10. College of Arts and SciencesLiberal Studies • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. College of Arts and SciencesSpeech-Language Pathology/Audiology • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology • Foundations Program

  14. Sellinger School of Business and Management Karyl B. Leggio, Dean

  15. 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)

  16. School of Education Peter C. Murrell, Jr., Dean

  17. 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

  18. Upcoming School ofEducation Master of Arts in: • Educational Leadership • Curriculum and Instruction • Educational Technology • School Counseling • Montessori

  19. 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)

  20. Policy InformationGraduate Catalogue • Academic Program Handbook • Academic Program/Department Website • Academic Affairs Website • Affiliate Faculty Website • ASK Chair/Program Director

  21. Syllabus • Similar to Contract • Template available http://www.loyola.edu/academics/academicaffairs/info_fac.html • 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Issues to Consider • Religious Holidays (see academic affairs website) and other cultural issues • Undergraduate Honor Code/Graduate Academic Integrity Policy

  25. First Day • Consider going over syllabus • Consider all the data on first impressions

  26. 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

  27. Grades • 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)

  28. 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-

  29. 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

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. Questions? • For me? • Graduate Catalogue • Chair/Program Director • Handbook • Academic Affairs Website • Graduate Student Website http://www.loyola.edu/academics/academicaffairs/info_grad%20students.html

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