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Faculty Handbook 2014-2015



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Faculty Handbook by Section

Preface

Table of Contents

Academic Calendar

Quick Reference Guide


SECTION 1: About Montgomery College

History - Accreditation - Mission, Vision, and Core Values - Montgomery College: Student Centered - An Equal Opportunity Employer - Student Population - Montgomery College Board of Trustees - Senior Administrators - Campus Vice Presidents and Provosts - Campus Administrators - Collegewide Academic Administrators - Campus Directories - College Governance


SECTION 2: Curriculum

Degrees, Certificates, and Letters of Recognition - Workforce Development & Continuing Education - Assessment Testing - Developmental Courses - American English Language Program (AELP) - General Education Program - Curriculum Development - Collegewide Honors Program - Learning Assessment Activities


SECTION 3: Campus Resources

Campus Descriptions - Campus Maps - ATMs - Bookstores - Child Care Services - Closing of College (Weather, Delay, Emergency) - Facilities Services - Facilities Use and Scheduling - Faculty Lounges - Food Services - ID Cards - Libraries - Mailboxes - Parking and Motor Vehicle Registration - Print/Copy Services - Safety and Security Services


SECTION 4: Full-Time Faculty

Collective Bargaining - Faculty Rank - Salary - Faculty Workload - Faculty Benefits - Faculty Leave Policies - Professional Development Opportunities


SECTION 5: Part-Time Faculty

Employment - Benefits - Resources and Opportunities - Class Coverage - Rank - Salary - Paid Time Off - Workload - Responsibilities - Evaluation


SECTION 6: Professional Development

The Center for Teaching and Learning - The Center for Professional & Organizational Development - Collegewide Professional Development Opportunities - Benefits That Support Professional Development - Managing the Professional Development System - External Professional Development Opportunities


SECTION 7: Managing Montgomery College Technology

MyMC - MC Infonet - Posting Grades - Distance Education - Instructional Technology - Web Options for Courses


SECTION 8: Managing the Classroom

Class Lists - Textbooks - Syllabi and Course Outlines - Montgomery College Syllabus Template - Examinations - Changes of Class Meetings and Field Trips - Class Attendance by Instructors - Class Attendance by Students - Academic Dishonesty and Misconduct - Student Behavior - Students of Concern - Tobacco Use on College Grounds - Eating and Drinking in Classrooms - Disability Support Services - Grading - Registration for and Withdrawal from Classes - Use of E-mail - Equivalent Semester Hours (ESH)


SECTION 9: Student Resources

Adult Support Services - Assessment Centers - Career/Transfer Services - Counseling and Advising - International Student Counseling and Services - First Year Experience - Learning Centers - Military Services - Student Life - Student Employment Services - Transfer Advising and Initiatives - Welcome Centers


SECTION 10: College Programs

ACES Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success - Arts Institute - Biomedical Scholars - Cooperative Education & Internship Program - Health Sciences Institute - Hispanic Business & Training Institute - Homer S. Gudelsky Institute for Technical Education - Honors Programs - Information Technology Institute - MC/MCPS/USM Partnerships - Paul Peck Humanities Institute - Paul Peck Institute for American Culture & Civic Engagement - School of Art + Design - Study Abroad and International Education - TRIO Programs - The Women's and Gender Studies Program - Writing in the Disciplines


SECTION 11: Policy Overview

Academic Freedom - Notification of Rights under FERPA/Disclosure of Information - Instructional Use of Copyrighted Materials - Intellectual Property - Acceptable Use of Information Technology - Conflict of Interest - Consensual Relationships - Sexual Harassment


INDEX


Updated: August 2014





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