Associate Professor Rank Description

  • Refine inclusive, student-centered pedagogy to meet the unique needs of CWI’s diverse community college population.
  • Demonstrate continuous, self-reflective improvement of course curriculum, content delivery,assessment, and responsiveness to student needs.
  • Demonstrate a consistent record of teaching excellence.
  • Develop, revise, and/or recommend curriculum, courses, and programs of study.

Observed actions

  • Consistent record of teaching excellence as shown in student evaluations, formal evaluations, self-reflection
  • Curriculum
    • Participate in the development, revision, or recommendation of curriculum for courses and programs
  • Efforts toward improvement are based on self-assessment and self-reflection. Efforts toward improvement are assessed and revised appropriately
    • Develop strategies for inclusive, student-centered pedagogy
    • Develop courses new to the instructor
    • Develop courses in format new to the instructor
    • Revision of instructor’s own course curriculum, delivery, interaction with students
    • Participate in Peer Review of courses
    • Use assessment tools, which may include those available from CTL, to evaluate effectiveness of instruction
    • Revision of instruction is clearly tied to assessment of instruction
    • Revision of instruction is continuous

The impact of this work can be demonstrated through

  • Student achievement in own courses
  • Student retention in own courses
  • Effectiveness of curriculum at department/program, and school level
  • Effectiveness of continuous improvement of course curriculum, content delivery, assessment, and responsiveness to student needs
  • Value added to department/program and school

The impact can be measured in

  • Student evaluations
  • Performance evaluations
  • Cover Letter