May 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, I was reflecting on the level of productivity I need to complete all of the tasks I want to complete and comparing it with the reality of my energy and focus. There are some days I am bursting with energy and determination and I am able to accomplish so much more than I expected. I feel that anything is possible and if … Continue reading May 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

May 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

Fall 2021 CPS Deadlines Deadline Item Submit To 5/26/2021 CPS with finalized Faculty (both Lecturers & Associates) Faculty Affairs – CUSPS Zendesk 5/31/2021(week of) Faculty Affairs to meet with program staff to review the CPS N/A 6/4/2021 All completed IEFs and CVs (for both Lecturers & Associates) due to Faculty Affairs Faculty Affairs – Google Drive Continue reading May 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Requesting Spring 2022 Course Development Members of the Academic Affairs leadership team will be reaching out to Program Directors soon to review fall 2021 course development needs for courses launching in spring 2022. In preparing for that outreach, programs should plan to identify:  Which courses need to be developed or redesigned Whether each course is a core course or an elective The modality of each … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

May 2021: Non-Degree Programs – Certificate & Visiting Students

Launch of Summer Sessions 2021The summer A and X terms began on May 3rd. For 2021, we are offering over 600 course sections for students to choose from across the summer term, with courses running in Sessions A, B, and X (full-term). This will be the first summer that courses are taught in the HyFlex modality. Thank you to all of the teams involved in … Continue reading May 2021: Non-Degree Programs – Certificate & Visiting Students

May 2021: Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Committee

The Accessibility and Inclusion Working Group Learn the Foundations of Digital Accessibility:Digital accessibility ensures that websites, mobile applications, and electronic documents can be easily navigated and understood by a wide range of users, including those users who have visual, auditory, motor, or cognitive disabilities. This summer, the Accessibility and Inclusion Working Group is hosting four digital accessibility webinars focused on course content: • May 26: Getting … Continue reading May 2021: Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Committee

April 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, April is a transition month for us this year. Usually, May is the transition month from spring semester to summer session. However, almost nothing in the past year has a precedent and so once again we are transitioning. It does not feel as abrupt as the sudden change we needed to make one year ago March, yet spring semester seems to be … Continue reading April 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida