UNCSA new Faculty Orientation. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Conference Room, School of Design & Production Lunch in Performance Place Lobby. Mission.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Conference Room, School of Design & Production
Lunch in Performance Place Lobby
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the state’s unique professional school for the performing, visual, and moving image arts:
Training students at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels for professional careers in the arts.
As such, UNCSA provides gifted developing artists with the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to excel in their disciplines and in their lives;
and serves and enriches the cultural and economic prosperity of the people of North Carolina, the South and the United States.
The School strives to foster an environment akin to that of an artistic colony where students are encouraged to develop their artistic abilities to the fullest.
UNCSA also provides a professional training ground where students actively and realistically are involved in preparing for the practical aspects of making a living as artists.
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Dr. David Nelson, Provost
Madison Bush, Executive Assistant
Dr. David English, Vice Provost & Dean
Madison Bush, Executive Assistant
Mr. Ward Caldwell, Vice Provost & Dean
Alice Thompson, Executive Assistant
Kim Pauley, Director
Mitsy McNeill, Administrative Assistant
Walking Tour of UNCSACampus…
Lunch in Performance
Afternoon session begins at 1:00 pm – Same location
Chair, Faculty Council
Faculty, administrators, and trustees traditionally share governance of higher education institutions. The UNCSA Faculty Council serves as the executive committee of the Faculty, and convenes to advise the Chancellor on matters pertaining to the institution that are of interest and concern to the members of the Faculty. Faculty Council tackles matters of interest brought to the Council or discharges them to the four Faculty standing committees: Educational Policies, Faculty Development, Faculty Welfare, and Campus Development. In turn, Faculty Council communicates the analysis and advice conveyed by these standing to the Chancellor and the Faculty as deemed appropriate.
Contract between instructor and students, legal document, stipulating work requirements, grading and content and contact information.
Course Syllabus Guidelines
Students should expect to receive a course syllabus during the first week of class, preferably at the first meeting, which serves as a contract with the students and effectively communicates the mechanics of the course, the instructor’s expectations of student participation, and the methods used to evaluate students’ work.
The syllabus is a tool that answers some of the most basic questions that students need to know early in the course in order to lessen their anxiety and to set the tone of the learning environment.
Although there are necessary elements, and each school has a template for you to follow, they do allow individual discretion with regard to additional information which may be included.
Review and sign off on policies in SOLO.
Instructions are under New Faculty Orientation on the Faculty Affairs web page.
To assist you to be an excellent teacher
At the conclusion of instruction and before course grades are given, course evaluations are conducted. (Sample)