The FSUS Instructor and Coordinator Roles
Role in FSUS
While the FSUS design promotes academic freedom in the content and
delivery of course materials, there are some steps that each instructor
must take to make FSUS work to enable student success:
a course Syllabus that includes the course objectives (indicating
how the objectives
will be met), an attendance policy and grading criteria.
A sample syllabus is provided to all faculty members and may
be adapted to meet their needs.
a copy of the course syllabus to the FSUS coordinator
one week before classes begin.
and schedule guest speakers for your classes. (The FSUS Coordinator
large group presentations,
but not individual
in end-of-the-semester course evaluations including the SAI, National
First Year Initiative (FYI) survey and FSUS course survey. In addition, we strongly
encourage participation in the University's Scientific Reasoning, and Social Awareness
tests (not all sections will be asked to participate in
this evaluation) as they become available.
weekly FSUS Infomail for reminders of upcoming events and new information
as it comes along.
and train FSUS instructors.
contact with FSUS instructors and provide information and reminders
via the FSUS Infomail.
resource / informational materials for instructors.
an instructor resource manual.
informational seminars throughout the year.
FSUS courses and classrooms (by recommendation of Deans and Associate
and maintain faculty information necessary to facilitate payment
for course overloads.
academic freedom for FSUS instructors