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ADJUNCT FACULTY Adjunct Faculty Handbook Introduction 1 INTRODUCTION Preface This adjunct faculty handbook is intended to provide Board policy and information about Moberly Area Community

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  • Moberly Area Community College

    ADJUNCT FACULTY HANDBOOK Revised August 2013

  • Adjunct Faculty Handbook

    Revised August 2013

    Adjunct Faculty Handbook Table of Contents

    Introduction Preface ............................................................................................................................... 1 Overview of the College ...................................................................................................... 1 Mission ............................................................................................................................... 1 Institutional Purposes ............................................................................................ 1 Vision Statement ................................................................................................................. 2 Institutional Values ................................................................................................ 2 General Information Absences ............................................................................................................................. 4 Adjunct Office .................................................................................................................. 4 Cafeteria .............................................................................................................................. 4 Central Processing Center ................................................................................................... 4 Employment Policies and Procedures ................................................................................ 5 Adjunct Selection and Employment ...................................................................... 5 Employment Contingencies ................................................................................... 5 Employment Paperwork ........................................................................................ 6 Job Responsibilities ................................................................................................ 6 Adjunct Teaching Load ........................................................................................... 7 Office Hours ........................................................................................................... 7 Retirement Issues .................................................................................................. 7 Salary and Contracts .............................................................................................. 7 Faculty Evaluation ............................................................................................................... 8 In-Class Observation .............................................................................................. 8 Student Evaluation of Instruction .......................................................................... 8 Follow-Up Conference ........................................................................................... 9 Online Course Evaluation ....................................................................................... 9 Faculty/Staff Lounges ......................................................................................................... 9 Inclement Weather ............................................................................................................. 9 Grievance Procedure ........................................................................................................ 10 Mail and Mailboxes ........................................................................................................... 10 Maintenance Services ....................................................................................................... 10 Parking ............................................................................................................................. 10 Faculty Identification Cards .............................................................................................. 11 Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Stipend ......................................................... 11 Supplies ............................................................................................................................. 11 Technology ........................................................................................................................ 12 Logins and Passwords .......................................................................................... 12 Email .................................................................................................................... 12 myMACC .............................................................................................................. 12 Internet ................................................................................................................ 12

  • Adjunct Faculty Handbook

    Revised August 2013

    MACC Online ........................................................................................................ 12 Blackboard Collaborate ........................................................................................ 12 Video Conferencing/ITV ....................................................................................... 13 Classroom Technology ...................................................................................................... 13 Smart Classrooms ................................................................................................ 13 Audio-Visual Equipment ...................................................................................... 13 Technology Assistance ......................................................................................... 13 Use of Computing Resources ............................................................................................ 14 Social Media Policy .............................................................................................. 14 Best Practices for Use of Social Media ................................................................. 14 Telephone Services ........................................................................................................... 15 Academic Policies Academic Dishonesty ........................................................................................................ 16 Academic Dishonesty Procedure ......................................................................... 16 Academic Dishonesty Appeal Procedure ............................................................. 17 Americans with Disabilities Act ......................................................................................... 17 Attendance, Schedule Change, and Disruptive Behavior (Add/Drop) Policies ................. 18 Attendance Policy ................................................................................................ 18 Adding Classes ..................................................................................................... 18 Dropping Classes .................................................................................................. 18 Other Drop Policies .............................................................................................. 19 Student Conduct Policy ........................................................................................ 19 Behavior Intervention Team ................................................................................ 20 Student Financial Obligations .............................................................................. 20 Audit .................................................................................................................................. 20 Academic Support Services Kate Stamper Wilhite Library and Learning Center .......................................................... 21 Learning Center .................................................................................................... 21 Library .................................................................................................................. 21 Circulation Policy and Overdue Materials Guidelines ......................................... 22 Circulation Policy ................................................................................................. 22 Overdue Guidelines ............................................................................................. 23 Office of Access and ADA Services .................................................................................... 23 Types of Services .................................................................................................. 23 Eligibility ............................................................................................................... 23 General Guidelines for Disability Documentation ............................................... 24 Contact Information............................................................................................. 24 SMART Early Alert System ................................................................................................ 24 Student Assistance Program ............................................................................................. 24 Course Management Attendance (Drop) Policy .................................................................................................. 25 Classrooms ........................................................................................................................ 25