Faculty Handbook

 



Table of Contents

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Mission Statement
Statement of Philosophy and Academic Freedom
Ethical Standards in Teaching
Minimizing Legal Vulnerability
Basic Instructional Obligations for Full-time & Half-time Faculty
Web Grading Instructions
Web Grading FAQ's
Student Services Important Dates

CURRICULUM
Implementing Gordon Rule/Writing Requirements (Writing-Across-the-Curriculum)
Oral Communication: Speaking-Across-the-Curriculum
Questions and Answers about Florida's Course Repeat Rules
Placement Testing
Instructional Delivery Methods
Special Designators
Programs of Study
Types of Courses at a Glance

INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES AND STRATEGIES
Grading Flexibility
Creative Ways to Provide Student Feedback
The Academic Success Center and Tutorial Services
The NWFSC Math Labs
Online Learning Support and Tutorial Services for Students
Free Tutoring Online - Smarthinking
Career Resource Center
Women's Educational Resource Center
LRC (Library) Services

CLASSROOM ISSUES
Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom
Student Disciplinary Procedures
Guidelines for Attendance, Instructor Withdrawals, and Incomplete Grades
Suggestions for Managing Attendance
Serving Military Students and Teaching on a Military Installation
Serving Collegiate High School (CHS) Students
Serving Students with Special Needs
Serving Students with Special Needs: FAQs

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES
Attendance Confirmation/Never Attended - Web Reporting for Faculty
Web Roster and Student E-mail Instructions
NWFSC Textbook Selection Procedure & Criteria
Textbook Evaluation/Selection Certification
Student Evaluation of Faculty
Faculty Evaluation Calendar
Field Trip Request

DISTANCE LEARNING/INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Compensation for Distance Learning Instruction
Best Practices for Distance Learning & Blended Classes with an Online Component
Learning Technologies Department (LTech) Resources and Assistance

INSTITUTIONAL PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES
Course Policies Guidelines
Required and Recommended Policy Statements
Instructional Record Keeping Guidelines
Grading Issues
"W" (Withdrawal) Grades Defined
Incomplete Grades
Procedures for Student Use of Internet and E-mail Resources in Traditionally Formatted Classes
NWFSC Guidelines for Instructional Use of Social Networking
Prohibition of Sexual Harassment - Employees
Copyright Policy and Fair Use Guidelines
Student Privacy Rights and Access to Student Information
Children on Campus
Emergency Procedures for Illness or Injury
Computer/Network Resources Acceptable Use Procedures
Guidelines for Faculty Websites

FULL-TIME & HALF-TIME FACULTY ONLY INFORMATION
Position Description: Full-time Faculty
Faculty Schedules and Office Hours
Guidelines for Completing the Faculty Schedule Form
Filling Out the Faculty Schedule Form
Faculty Schedule Form
Door Schedule Sample
Department Schedule Sample
Supervisor Evaluation of Faculty

ADJUNCT FACULTY ONLY INFORMATION
Position Description: Part-time Faculty

CONTACT INFORMATION
Whom to Contact for More Information
Emergency Procedures Quick Reference Guide

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