Dual Credit

Dual Credit LCSC Faculty Expectations

LCSC faculty who partner with high school faculty to develop dual credit courses delivered on a high school campus are the foundation of the Dual Credit Program. It is through their curriculum oversight, mentoring and support that program quality and academic rigor are maintained at a college level, and Dual Credit Program standards are achieved at a state level. College faculty, high school faculty, and courses offered for dual credit must comply with the Idaho State Board of Education  standards that govern Dual Credit Programs. LCSC faculty and high school faculty must also have the approval of their administration before engaging in any dual credit partnerships.

Instructor of Record Expectations

All Instructors of Record (IOR) must submit a report to both the Division Chair and Summer School & Special Programs no later than June 15th each year. No payment will be made to faculty prior to the report being completed satisfactorily. The report will address the following:

  • The name of the high school teacher and the IOR.
  • Amount of time the course meets.
  • The textbook and course materials that are required. These should be the same as the college course or at least approved by the college faculty in that discipline.
  • A course syllabus that includes policies that match the LCSC course including course goals and objectives, the number and types of assignments, methods of assessment, the grading scale, etc. A common final assessment is required.
  • The method and frequency with which the high school teacher interacted with the IOR. IOR are expected to meet with the high school teacher at least once a month.
  • A completed classroom evaluation form done by the IOR for the high school teacher.
  • Any relevant accompli9shements with the high school teacher during the year.
  • Outcomes of the common final assessment.
  • Any other descriptors that the division faculty and chair deem important to maintain the integrity of the course as college level or other information that the IOR deems relevant.

Liaison Expectations

All Liaisons must submit a report to both the Division Chair and Summer School & Special Programs no later than June 15th each year. No payment will be made to faculty prior to the report being completed satisfactorily. The report will address the following:

  • The name of the high school teacher and the faculty Liaison Instructor.
  • Amount of time the course meets.
  • Verification of appropriate textbook.
  • Verification of a common course syllabus.
  • A completed classroom evaluation form done by the Liaison Instructor for the high school teacher.
  • Verification of a common final.

 


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