July 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, Seems like this past year and a half we have been operating in the mode of “the next best thing to being there is being there virtually” and this is the way we are conducting our fieldwork practicum this summer. We have been working with youth and community leaders in Colombia on peacebuilding initiatives through the arts. In 2015 we brought students … Continue reading July 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

July 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 … Continue reading July 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Training Underway for Fall 2021We encourage all instructors to take advantage of training resources prior to the launch of their course, but especially any instructors who haven’t taught since last fall or are teaching in a modality that is new for them. Intensive trainings and workshops began in July and will run through the first two weeks of the Fall 2021 term. You can find … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

July 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: Our fall workshop schedule is up! Faculty can register for upcoming workshops by visiting this page.  New HyFlex faculty are encouraged to register for an upcoming faculty panel discussion on the experience of teaching in the HyFlex modality, and a workshop on strategies for effective instruction in HyFlex courses. Faculty who wish to schedule a pedagogical consultation prior to the … Continue reading July 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Development

July 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Dr. Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden We are pleased to announce that Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden have been promoted to the role of Senior Instructional Designer. As senior leaders on the Instructional Design team, Matthew and David will continue to collaborate with programs and faculty in the design of online and hybrid courses, and assume additional responsibilities of mentoring instructional designers and course … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – General Updates

July 2021: Certificate & Visiting Students Updates

Summer Session 2021The second Summer term is underway, running Sessions B and X through August 6th. The Certificate & Visiting Students program has also begun to review Summer 2021 operations to find ways to improve future terms.   Fall 2021The Certificate & Visiting Students team is also planning for the upcoming Fall term and it’s orientation. Our Fall orientation will be held in a HyFlex manner, … Continue reading July 2021: Certificate & Visiting Students Updates