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Appendix

  1. Table 1

    Assessment of Teaching Worksheet for Tenure-Track Faculty

    Overall evaluation of teaching:

    Excellent: Superior teaching performance with external recognition

    Very Good: Actively engaged in teaching activities with demonstrable success

    Adequate: Meets teaching obligations, including appropriate course preparation, delivery and evaluation

    Unacceptable: Does not meet teaching obligations

    Aside from “formal peer evaluation” and “student evaluations of instruction,” the candidate
    is not expected to provide evidence in all categories listed below.

    Criteria                                                                                           Evaluation                                         Notes/Discussion Point

     

    Formal peer evaluation

     

     

     

    Student Evaluations of Instruction

     

     

     

    Quality of content, includes current knowledge and practice

     

     

     

    Quality and clarity of syllabi, assignments, tests, quizzes, grading rubrics, etc.

     

     

     

    Effective delivery with learning-centered techniques and tools

     

     

     

    Assessment of learning outcomes, documentation of successes and improvements

     

     

     

    Development or revision of courses, program development

     

     

     

    Scholarly/creative work on pedagogy

     

     

     

    Counseling, advising, mentoring, tutoring

     

     

     

    Co-curricular advising

     

     

     

    M.A. theses, projects, Ind. Studies, Honors

     

     

     

    Course Innovation

     

     

     

    Overall evaluation

     

     

     

    Notes on overall evaluation

     

     



     

  2. Table 2

    Assessment of Scholarly/Creative Activity Worksheet for Tenure-Track Faculty

    Overall evaluation of scholarly/creative activity:

                 Excellent: Achieved national and/or international prominence for creative and/or scholarly activity

                Very Good: Emerging nationally recognized body of creative and/or scholarly activity.

                Adequate: Active body of creative and/or scholarly activity

                 Unacceptable:  Insufficient body of creative and/or scholarly activity

                The candidate is not expected to provide evidence in all the categories listed below.

    Criteria                                                                                 Evaluation                                                  Notes/Discussion Point

     

     

    Well-defined, focused agenda

     

     

     

    Consistent activity leading to publication and presentation

     

     

     

    Published work in appropriate professional or academic venues significant to School’s mission

     

     

     

    Evidence of quality of work through external review or juried assessment

     

     

     

    Evidence of quality of work through citations, awards, invitations to publish or present

     

     

     

    Evidence of quality through generation of external funding

     

     

     

    Overall impact on discipline, profession

     

     

     

     

    Overall evaluation

     

     

     

     

    Notes on overall evaluation

     

     

  3. Table 3

    Assessment of Service for Tenure-Track Faculty

     

    Service Assessment                                              Examples of Accomplishments Corresponding to the Assessment

     

     

    Exceeds obligations

     

    Significant role in School, College, University, or profession, as evidenced by productive service on committees, active participation in significant events, effectively chairing committees, specific administrative assignments, meaningful public and/or professional outreach.

     

     

    Meets obligations

     

     

    Meets minimal service obligations in some categories.

     

     

    Does not meet obligations

     

     

    Does not meet service obligations in a timely manner or does not actively participate in most categories.

  4. Table 4

    Assessment of Teaching for Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

    Overall evaluation of teaching:

    Excellent: Superior teaching performance with external recognition

    Very Good: Actively engaged in teaching activities with demonstrable success

    Adequate: Meets teaching obligations, including appropriate course preparation, delivery and evaluation

    Unacceptable: Does not meet teaching obligations

    Aside from “formal peer evaluation” and the “student evaluations of instruction,”
    the candidate is not expected to provide evidence in all categories listed below.

    Criteria                                                                                           Evaluation                                         Notes/Discussion Point

     

    Formal peer evaluation

     

     

     

    Student Evaluations of Instruction

     

     

     

    Quality of content, includes current knowledge and practice

     

     

     

    Quality and clarity of syllabi, assignments, tests, quizzes, grading rubrics, etc.

     

     

     

    Effective delivery with learning-centered techniques and tools

     

     

     

    Assessment of learning outcomes, documentation of successes and improvements

     

     

     

    Development or revision of courses, program development

     

     

     

    Counseling, advising, mentoring, tutoring

     

     

     

    Co-curricular advising

     

     

     

    M.A. theses, projects, Ind. Studies, Honors

     

     

     

    Course Innovation

     

     

     

    Overall evaluation

     

     

     

    Notes on overall evaluation

     

     

     

  5. Table 5

    Assessment of Service for Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

     

    Service Assessment                                              Examples of Accomplishments Corresponding to the Assessment

     

     

    Exceeds obligations

     

    Exceeds service obligations set forth in workload statement and/or appointment letter. Evidence of this could be productive service on committees, active participation in significant events, effectively chairing committees, specific administrative assignments, meaningful public and/or professional outreach.

     

     

    Meets obligations

     

     

    Meets minimal service obligations set forth in workload statements and appointment letter.

     

     

    Does not meet obligations

     

     

    Does not meet service obligations in a timely manner or does not actively participate in most categories.

  6. Table 6

    Assessment of Professional Development for Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty
     

    Professional Development Assessment                                      Examples of Professional Development Accomplishments

     

     

    Exceeds obligations

     

     

    Exceeded obligations for professional development listed in workload statement and/or appointment letter.

     

     

    Meets obligations

     

     

    Meets obligations for professional development listed in workload statements and/or appointment letter.

     

     

    Does not meet obligations

     

     

    Does not meet professional development obligations listed in workload statements and/or appointment letter.