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“Service Learning is a pedagogical model that provides students with the opportunity to earn academic credit by actively participating in and learning from scholarly activities undertaken to serve community needs.” – Plymouth State University Service Learning Task Force, Spring 2011.
Plymouth State University provides numerous technologies available to faculty and students. LTOE is the primary contacts for faculty questions concerning the Learning Management System (Moodle), e-portfolio system (Mahara), SMART Boards, CoursEval and any other technology used for teaching and learning at PSU. LTOE has created a comprehensive Help Center with an abundance of documentation on a variety of academic technologies.
If you plan on teaching an online or blended course, PSU policy requires instructors to engage in the Online Instructor Certification process. LTOE and CETL provide support for designing your course, teaching your course, and assessing your students. We highly recommend you begin this process a full term before the course start date. Click the above link for an overview and learn how to get started!
Classroom Technology Services strives for continuing integration of technology into the traditional classroom environment through user-friendly, cost-effective, and appropriate multimedia technology. This includes supporting (troubleshooting and offering instruction on) that technology as it enhances the educational vision of Plymouth State University.
Information Technology Services (ITS) is committed to serving the university’s information technology needs. We recognize that 24/7 access to technology services is a need in today’s global society.
ITS provides web development, system maintenance, and support for centralized administrative applications, technology infrastructure, and client computing, as well as support and advice for a wide variety of other information technology needs. ITS consists of the following five main areas: business services, client services, infrastructure services, management information systems, and technology services.
Curriculum planning guides are organized by academic catalog year and department and provide faculty and students with detailed assistance in planning for degrees and majors.
The Course Syllabus Checklist was developed by the Curriculum Committee to proved a guiding document and outline that supports faculty as they develop course syllabi.
Graduate assistants are an important part of Plymouth State’s collaborative learning community. They work alongside faculty, staff, and students to help achieve the University’s goals, while gaining valuable experience as assistants, researchers, and teachers.
Results feature findings on new Engagement Indicators, topics of special interest to institutions including academic advising and technology, the online student experience, and an exploration of the relationship between higher-order learning and other indicators of academic challenge. The full report and press release are available for download.
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs provides the following documents to support the University’s strategic objectives, working towards student and faculty success in learning and creativity, and setting the academic vision and intellectual tone for the campus.
The General Education program is meant to ensure that students develop the skills necessary for academic success and lifelong learning, an appreciation of the various ways scholars consider and understand human experience, and an appreciation of the process by which different approaches to scholarship can be brought to bear on the same problem. Courses taken to ensure breadth of knowledge emphasize the relevance and application of methods of inquiry and content to students’ lives.Faculty DocumentsCETL is a support service for every aspect of the role of faculty at Plymouth State University. Below you will find documents supporting the Center’s commitment to providing professional development and support as employees of the USNH.
Links to the following resources can be found on the:
VPAA Information for Faculty page
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs offers support for faculty members governing the use of course material.
The purpose of this Guide is to assist in the development, review and refinement of the various programs offered by Plymouth State University. It provides Faculty members, Department Chairs and Curriculum Committee members with guidelines for designing degree programs, majors, minors and courses. It also provides a description of the review processes and procedures followed to obtain approval for their proposals. Careful application of these definitions, processes and procedures can enhance the overall effort of the University to bring coherence to its curriculum.
The Office of Institutional Resource has complied a catalog of useful resources for members of higher education that cover a wide variety of interests and topics.