November 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, It is hard to believe I am writing this blog that has November as the date. This year has certainly flown by. One characteristics of reaching the end of the calendar year is that we have a chance to relax during the holiday period, whichever holidays you celebrate, and reflect on this past year’s accomplishments. Some of us are brave enough to … Continue reading November 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

November 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Educational Technology Training for Spring 2022Intensive training and workshops kick off on November 15, 2021 and will run through the first two weeks of the Spring 2022 term. You can find a list of our current offerings on our Calendly registration page. We encourage ALL instructors to take advantage of training resources prior to the launch of their course, but especially any instructors who haven’t … Continue reading November 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

Spring 2022 CPS Deadlines Deadline: Item: Submit To: 9/27/2021 CPS Submitted to Academic Affairs for Review Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 9/27/2021(week of) Academic Affairs Reviews and Approves Sections – Communicates to Programs N/A 9/27/2021(week of) Review of New Adjunct Faculty COI 10/4/2021 CPS with finalized Faculty (both Lecturers & Associates) Faculty Affairs – CUSPS Zendesk 10/4/2021 Full-time Officers of Instruction external to SPS, … Continue reading November 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

November 2021: Instructional Support – Program and Faculty Resources

Zendesk will continue to serve as a hub for all resources and requests for faculty and administration. Faculty, staff, and students in need of any type of support or event support/coordination, are encouraged to reach out via Zendesk by submitting requests or speaking with a member from the Instructional Support team. The toll-free phone number is 844-654-9872. The hours of operation for Instructional Support are … Continue reading November 2021: Instructional Support – Program and Faculty Resources

November 2021: Certificate & Visiting Students – Summer Session 2022

Planning for the upcoming Summer 2022 term is well underway. Last week, a summer Kick-Off Meeting was held between the Summer Program office, SPS Leadership, and each of the Arts & Sciences Department Representatives. An overview of Summer Sessions needs and expectations were presented.  Moving ahead, the Summer Program office is offering 1:1 opportunities for Department Representatives who may have more specific items to discuss. … Continue reading November 2021: Certificate & Visiting Students – Summer Session 2022

November 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Online Legacy Courses for Spring 2022 Now that it is November, members of our instructional design team have begun making updates to legacy courses — online and hybrid courses that were designed and taught in a previous semester that are migrated to the current iteration. This process takes approximately 2-3 weeks once the CPS has been finalized. In order to help faculty prepare these shells, … Continue reading November 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development