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Teaching

Online Instruction

Effective online instruction can be challenging and yet, if done correctly, can provide even higher rates of student success. 

In trying times, it is more important than ever to humanize the learning experience for our students. But how do we humanize an online course?

Curriculum Development and Assessment

Design, development, and assessment of curriculum that aligns with our SPCC strategic goals and core values are quintessential to our success.

Curriculum Internationalization is the process of adding global, intercultural, or international elements into the content of the curriculum of a course. This opportunity will provide students with an international perspective in a variety of disciplines, will allow students to develop an understanding of various local and global issues that face our community, and allow our students to develop their cultural sensitivity by learning about new cultures.

QUESTIONS?

Dr. Kira Ferris, kferris@spcc.edu, 704-290-5211

Instructor Administrative Processes

Below please find the processes and forms for ensuring the ongoing success of our students while upholding the integrity of our courses.

Accurate attendance tracking is imperative to academic success and SPCC tracking and reporting.  This responsibility falls not only within each class period, but at the 10% census date of the semester.

Web Attendance Tracking Instructions (How-To Guide)

10% Census Tracking Report  (How-To Guide)

 

QUESTIONS?  Kathleen Coggins, 704-993-2402, kcoggins@spcc.edu

At times, students may need to withdraw from a class or instructors will need to withdraw students based on attendance.

Instructors should alert students, their counselor, or their advisor about issues pertaining to their success at SPCC.

Laura Grego, 704-272-5340, lgrego@spcc.edu

At times, instructors will need to complete forms based based on student behaviors.

Student Behavioral Conduct Violation

Any student enrolled at South Piedmont Community College has the responsibility to uphold the rules and values of the college, and the right to a fair and equitable conduct process. Contact Angela Burleson at aburleson@spcc.edu or 704-272-5301.

Title IX Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Harrassment

Sexual Harassment, as defined by Title IX, is a specific type of sex discrimination/harassment that includes, but is not limited to, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking.

See Something, Say Something

This referral form is to report observed behavior the reporter sees as concerning, worrisome, or threatening and warrants concern for the safety of the College community and/or the safety of the individual. 

Academic Integrity Violation:  

Use this reporting form to provide detailed information pertaining to a student’s (or students’) academic integrity violation which occurred in your current course.

NC-NET

NC-NET offers free facilitator-led online courses for part-time or full-time community college faculty members in areas such as active learning, video development, and curriculum enhancement.

The NC-NET Academy offers facilitator-led online courses delivered via Moodle. Enrollment is open to part-time or full-time community college faculty members in North Carolina. The rationale behind the Academy is that educational ideas cannot simply be presented; they need to be thought about, talked over, and experienced.

Participants should plan to spend 5-7 hours per week on course assignments. Course completers receive a certificate identifying number of contact hours attained and a $100 stipend.

Cost: Funding from the North Carolina Community College System to the NC-NET project (using Carl D. Perkins funds) covers the course tuition for all participating faculty.

Registration: All course registration occurs online. When the enrollment period for a course is open, you will find a link to the online registration form on the Course Schedule page.

Courses include Adjunct Instruction, Reaching Students in Video, Producing Educational Video, Active Learning, and Curriculum Development.

Adjunct Academy JumpStart

Designed for new faculty with minimal background in education theory and application, this special course for adjunct instructors is built around the resources of NC-NET’s Adjunct Faculty Roadmap. The three-week “Jumpstart” provides a guided exploration of the Roadmap’s collection of resources on topics important to teaching at the college level.