Common Syllabus Components AGC – January 2016 2/3 Team Katie Daniels (IS) Kimberly Devries (GC) Dan Gendler (SWD - Culinary) Luann Keizer (SWD - CIS) Susan Mowers (SAS - English) Bill Faber (SAS – AD) Presentation Outline History of Policy Data Collection and Revisions AGC Feedback Summary Updated Template Additional Feedback/Questions? History of Policy Original Policy: Fall 2013 Established minimum expectations for course syllabi Departments do add to these expectations Audit to increase usage/consistency (~1 year) Data Collection and Revisions Early Fall 2015 Collected Feedback from department heads, DSS, General Counsel, etc. Formed team to review submissions and create a proposal for AGC Presented in November 2015 to AGC – collected table discussion information Early December 2015 reviewed AGC feedback AGC Feedback Summary General Add GRCC to email contact for faculty Need access to curriculum documents (on syllabus website) 1st Person College Policies Mixed voice in current template Mixed response from feedback Kept 1st Person Notes: Move ‘course specific Code of Conduct’ to notes Add a note about syllabus accessibility AGC Feedback Summary Continued Additions Campus Police/Emergency Resources Positive response for this addition. Concern about jurisdiction off campus. Add ‘Dial 911 for off campus emergencies.’ Title IX Reporting Policy Mixed responses from feedback Questions about when reporting is required Other Additions Student IT Help – did not add Financial aid/Attendance information – did not add Updated Template – General Section Instructor Name Contact Information and Availability – GRCC email Course Information Student Learning Outcomes – updated language Required Materials Course Specific Requirements Updated Template – Section Policies No Changes Attendance Grading Procedure Grading Policy Late Assignment Policy Updated Template – College Policies Consistent Voice (1st Person) – previously mixed GRCC Email and Course Communications – added GRCC email requirement Disability Support Services – updated language Student Code of Conduct – no change Added Campus Police/Emergency Resources Added Title IX Reporting Policy Changes to Syllabus – updated ‘voice’ Added “Notes” section Additional Feedback/Questions? Send directly to [email protected] Thank you!