September 21, 2010 Instructors ' Meeting. Hmm, What will I learn today?. Welcome. Who can help me when I have questions? . Introductions. Mississippi Bend AEA Staff. Drake University Staff Instructors. Give your name and your position Tell the course or courses you teach.
Hmm, What will I learn today?
Who can help me when I have questions?
Where can I find the documents I need to set up a class?
Not this way
This course will show the professional development I have worked this year to enhance my portfolio
I learned a wealth of knowledge from this class.
I know where to go online to submit a course, here’s a hint
New Course (an approved Syllabus is good for 5 years)
Refer to: Professional Development Syllabus Directions
Submit:Course Syllabus and Course Syllabus Cover Sheet
Iowa Teaching Standards
Iowa Standards for School Leaders
Workshop Input Form
Vitae - Electronic versions are kept on file at AEA, needs to be updated every 5 years.
Re-Activation - Approved Syllabus within last 5 years
Activation Request Form and Course Syllabus Cover Sheet
Solutionwhere Guide for Instructors
Dept Secretary should set up Room Reservations (Learning Center Room Reservation) and order Materials (Materials Request Form or Materials Form from Course_Syllabus_Cover_Sheet.docx). Note on documentation if Staff Development should add charges for Materials to the class cost.
All copy right rules must be followed when producing handouts or posting handouts online.
AEA Resources – Cindy Blinkinsop or Julie Alfaro
Number of Credits
• 1 credit = 15 contact hours
• 2 credits = 30 contact hours
• 3 credits = 45 contact hours
Sample Approved Course Syllabus
Multicultural, Gender Fair (MCGF) Needs: All instructors need to be aware of the course materials to make sure different cultural, racial, ethnic, and genders are represented in addition to students with and without physical challenges. A quick search of “multicultural” on the AEA’s WEBMAX yielded 444 items found including numerous videos, books, and CDs for professional and student use. Searching “gender” yields 71 items, including 27 DE Streaming items.
Course Cost Calculations are determined before putting course on line.
Course activated on AEA Solutionwhere website & link sent to instructor for review.
Print Attendance lists from Solutionwhere for each class
2 weeks prior Submit Print Request
If Attendance List shows 1 - Payment Still Due remind student to follow up with Staff Development
Betsy Justis will provide Evaluations, Class roster with student names, phone number, email, and type of credit at registration.
Keep in close contact with Staff Development regarding course status and minimum requirements.
Take Attendance and Review Credit Types
Participants need to contact Staff Development for any changes in credit choices once they have OK’d them with the Instructor prior to the last day of class. If selecting Drake Credit, an online Drake form must also be completed along with registration.
Online RegistrationFor changes contact Staff Development
Drake Credit only: Drake Form
Have students print course syllabus posted here
Review course syllabus including rubric with registrants.
Explain course requirements, evaluation of assignments, and grading to all students.
Credit Requirements 100% attendance is required for all courses and workshops.
Audit - Meet the same course expectations and coursework (including attendance), but cannot be forced to do so.
Relicensure/Drake credit - Registrants are expected to meet the A or B criteria in order to pass the course. Credit types can be changed (and paid for) prior to the last day of the class. Drake Form must be completed if taking for Drake Credit so grades can be submitted to Drake.
Grading CodesAll Students need to receive a grade.
Drake Credit - A, B, C, D, F, or I
Drake requires that all incompletes be completed within one semester. If the work is not completed within one semester the student earns an “F.” Notify Staff Development when grades change.
Relicensure Credit - P, F, or I
Student may be given “I,” but establish plan with instructor for completion. Notify Staff Development when grades change.
Audit or Workshop – P
“P” is marked for transcript/portfolio purposes.
Assignments due to instructor
*Note due date on course syllabus
Grades due 2 weeks after all assignments are turned into the instructor
Enter grades and attendance(100% Required) into Solutionwhere need Instructor ID & password.
*Email Staff Development Specialist when grades entered
*Return hard copy of Attendance Lists to Staff Development
*Return Evaluations for processing
*Send out a Broadcast email to students once grades are entered
Transcripts – Staff Dev will not notified Students of grades. Instructors should send a Broadcast email informing registrant of grades.
Leading High Impact Learning: Staff Development Department
Iowa State Wide Online Registration Site Under Construction