2016-2017 UNIV 100 NEW INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION 1.

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2016-2017 UNIV 100 NEW INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION

Characteristics of Successful Applicants:

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Desire to work with first year students inside and outside the classroom

Understanding of and appreciation for unique needs of first year students

Ability and willingness to teach outside of an own subject/disciplinary area

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Ability and willingness to work with a diverse group of people

Ability and willingness to connect course content to real life contexts

Willingness to be trained in (and have an interest in) Human Well-being topics, concepts & issues

Name of Applicant: _________________________________________________

WIU Email ______________________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________

Office Phone: ____________________________ Other Phone (e.g., Cell phone): __________________________________

Campus Mail Address: __________________________________________________

Status: ____Faculty, Unit A ____Faculty, Unit B ____Staff ____Other

Date/Year started at Western Illinois University: _______________________

Have you taught FYE courses at WIU before? ____Yes ____No

Have you taught FYE courses at other institutions? _____Yes _____No

If yes, please indicate how many course, name of course(s), times taught and where:

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Highest degree obtained: ________ Academic Discipline: ____________________ Institution: __________________________

If you are interested in working with a specific student as a peer mentor, please list (note that when assigning peer mentors, the

FYE Peer Mentor Subcommittee takes the requests of the peer mentors prior to those of instructor): __________________________

Responsibilities/Expectations:

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Attend all training and/or informational sessions

Teach at least one section

Collect and report assessment data to FYE assessment and/or leadership committees and other appropriate parties

Adhere to common course syllabus, including utilizing the required common text and WesternOnline; work and communicate with peer mentors at weekly scheduled meetings, plan at least two campus and community explorations

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for your section(s)

Assist students in being aware of and accessing various University resources

Assist students in being aware of and accessing various University resources

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Submit all required reports including but not limited to Early Warning and Final Grade Reports

I agree to abide by the above responsibilities/expectations.

Signature of Applicant _____________________________________________________ Date: ___________________________

Department/Unit Support: __________________________________________________ Date: ___________________________

Signature of Supervisor

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Date: __________________________

Date Approved Office): _____________________________________________

IF SELECTED, PLEASE IDENTIFY THE NUMBER OF SECTIONS AND YOUR PREFERRED DAYS AND TIME

TO TEACH: ______________________________________________________________________________________________

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Submit the following 3 items by February 5, 2016 to Dr. Nancy Parsons, Associate Provost, Sherman Hall 211:

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Completed application

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Statement of Interest (no more than two double spaced typed pages)

Please discuss why you are interested in teaching UNIV 100 and describe any special qualifications you bring, including prior experience with first year students

3. Current vita or resume

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