Welcome and Introductions Name: Position: Department: Inspirational Quote:
What’s in your packet? Welcome Letter Sample Syllabus Instructor Task List Instructor Salary COM 101 Expectations New Edition of On Course Power Lecture CD-ROM Facilitators Manual Golden Grizzly Guide
The Rest of the Day Two Hour breakouts (30 minutes sessions in each) Select one presentation to attend from each breakout and go the opposite at the 30 minute mark. Grading and Accountability Panel at 2:00 PM Wrap-up at conclusion of all breakouts Connections instructors meet after wrap-up … lunch served at noon …
Grading and Accountability Panelists: Amy Jacovetti, Roberta Rea, and Tricia Westergaard
Next Steps Syllabus Development Welcome Letter Review COM 101 Instructor site for resources Input Pre and Post test scores for On Course Link to tests can be found herehere Dates will be added to your calendar for reference
Wrap-Up Overview Task List & Additional Information Instructor Website: oakland.edu/com101instructorhandbook oakland.edu/com101instructorhandbook – Instructor Expectations – Sample syllabi from Fall 2012 – Standard Syllabus for Fall 2013 (note change in book rental information) – Updated Letters to Students (now include Part Two) – Updated A/V Equipment Information Final room assignments made in mid-August
Instructor Expectations Please see handout Uniform curriculum Classes must meet each week with both instructors present Class sessions should be interactive Instructors will use SAIL to submit mid-term and final grades
Course Assignments You must include one assignment from each of the following categories: – Group Project – Writing Assignment – Personal Interaction – Campus Involvement Attendance and Participation points must still be given, however, they are not considered an assignment.
Course Assignments Each assignment must be directly related to at least one course objective Objective 1 Objective 2 Objective 3 Objective 4 Group Project Writing Assignment Personal Interaction Campus Involvement
Course Objectives Learn about campus resources and how to use them Build positive relationships with peers, faculty, and staff Explore personal strengths, abilities and interests and how they contribute to your college experience Learn skills for successfully navigating the college environment
Points The total points for the course must equal 400 – You decide how many points each course assignment (and attendance/participation) is worth You can give points for the self-assessment, if you wish – This would technically be the 5 th assignment COM 101 Grading Scale available on instructor website
On Course by Skip Downing Chapter components – Focus Questions – Quotes & Cartoons – Journal Entries – Case Studies in Critical Thinking – … at Work – One Student’s Story – Wise Choices in College Every chapter must be covered, but how much of the chapter you cover is up to you!
On Course by Skip Downing Personal Responsibility Self-Motivation Self-Management Interdependence Self-Awareness Lifelong Learning Emotional Intelligence
On Course Assessment Results Self- Responsibility Self-MotivationSelf- Management Interdependence Pre/Post60.66/ 58.0166.24 / 64.7155.84 / 54.9048.07 / 46.38 Change+2.65+1.53+.94+1.69 Self-AwarenessLifelong Learning Emotional Intelligence Belief in Themselves Pre/Post55.27 / 48.8554.21 / 47.9651.49 / 48.4058.94/ 56.14 Change+6.41+6.25+3.09+2.81 Students with Both Pre & Post Test Results: 2012: 319 2011: 371 2010: 416 2009: 422 2008: 312 2007: 187
Assistance in the Future Contact Yoel with any questions you may have Reach out to current instructors some have been teaching for over 10 years Refer back to the instructor website (No need to recreate the wheel) Use facilitator manual along with Power Lecture, they are great resources