October 2020: 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 October 2020: Instructional Support – Program and Faculty Resources

SPS Office Hours Policy

Please see the SPS Office Hours Policy, attached and listed below. Title: SPS Office Hours Policy Responsible Unit: Faculty Affairs Approval by: Academic Excellence Committee, Dean’s Council Effective Date: February 1, 2020 Policy Faculty are required to make themselves available for office hours for an additional 2 hours per week for each course being taught. Office hours are intended to provide students with the ability … Continue reading SPS Office Hours Policy

Course Review Policy

The AEC course review process was revised in November and now incorporates three levels of review. Please see the revised Course Review Process Policy for further information, attached and listed below. Title: Course Review Process Policy (Revised) Date: November 2019 IntroductionThe Academic Excellence Committee (AEC) is charged with maintaining academic rigor and curricular quality for programs at the School of Professional Studies. In the current … Continue reading Course Review Policy

November 2019: Approved Courses

ERM 5590: Cognitive Bias NECR 5050: Healthcare Negotiation NECR 5090: Fundamentals of Organizational Ombuds Practice NOPM: Disasters and Community: Philanthropic and Nonprofit Engagement SUMA: Solid Waste Management SUSC: Statistics, Data Analysis, and Coding for Sustainability Science SPRT 5150: The Business of Professional Sports Leagues & Franchises Course Overview for ERM 5590Cognitive Bias Insofar as there is a “traditional” field of ERM, it tends to operate … Continue reading November 2019: Approved Courses

October 2019: Approved Courses

Course Name Change: Narrative Medicine: NMED 5110 changed from “Methods in Narrative Medicine” to “Close Reading: Principles, Practice, and Practicum”.  Course Approvals: NECR 5101: Understanding Conflict and Cooperation APAN 5600: Strategy and Analytics SCOM PS5310: Ethical Decision Making for Communicators SPRT 5331: Sports Entrepreneurship HCM 5250: Foundations of Labor & Employment Law Course Overview for NECR 5101Understanding Conflict and Cooperation Conflict is an inherent part … Continue reading October 2019: Approved Courses

Course Cancellation Policy

Please see the course cancellation policy, attached and listed below. Title: Course Cancellation Policy Responsible Unit: Faculty Affairs Approval by: Academic Excellence Committee, Dean’s Council Policy The policy at SPS is not to cancel a course once it has been listed in the Directory of Classes and has student enrollment. In the event of an exception, the program administrator must submit a request for course … Continue reading Course Cancellation Policy