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LEARNING LAB DEPARTMENT PART-TIME FACULTY HANDBOOK Community College of Philadelphia “Education for a Changing World” 1700 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 Spring 2002 LEARNING LAB DEPARTMENT PART-TIME FACULTY HANDBOOK 1
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Table of Contents Learning Lab Mission and Goals 4 College Achievement Partnership (C.A.P.) 4 Act Now 4 English-as-a-Second-Language 4 Center on Disability 5 Teaching in the Learning Lab 6 Suggestions for All Special Projects 6 C.A.P. Lab Classes 7 Act Now 7 English as a Second Language 7 Anecdotal Event Calendar 8 General Procedures and Record-Keeping 9 Classroom Behavior and Safety 9 Computer/Audiovisual 9 Department Policies 9 Duplicating 9 Evaluation 10 I.D. Cards 10 Instructional Materials 11 Lab Class Evaluation 11 Mailboxes 11 Office Supplies 11 Office/Telephone 11 Record Keeping 11 Schedule 12 Time Sheets 13 Full-Time and Staff Directory 14 Figures Introduction 2
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This handbook was developed by Learning Lab Department faculty to be used as a general guide and source of information for part-time faculty. It should b used in conjunction with the Department’s Descriptive Summary and the Part-Time Faculty Federation Contract. The Department reserves the right to change, revise, or discontinue any policy or rule according to Departmental procedures. 3
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LEARNING LAB MISSION AND GOALS The Learning Lab, a department in the Educational Support Services Division, supports college level and developmental instruction across the curricula. The goals of the Lab are To improve student academic achievement through supplemental activities To increase student retention, especially during the student’s first year, and To deliver academic assistance services in a personalized and supportive environment The Learning Lab faculty promote the teaching-learning process by providing supplemental, content- based instruction with a student-centered, problem-solving approach. Students are assisted to make academic progress, recognize their potential, and become independent learners. Much of the Lab faculty time is devoted to assisting students in academic programs associated with the Educational Support Services, so a brief description of these projects is provided for your information. COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT PARTNERSHIP ( C.A.P. ) C.A.P offers a series of courses at the pre-college level for students who need improved skills and background before they go on to college level course work or enter the job market. A-level C.A.P. provides reading and writing (English 089/097), mathematics (Mathetics 016), and a Freshman Orientation experience designed to strengthen students' skills in language use, computation and navigating the college. B-level C.A.P. provides reading and writing (Englsih 098/099) and mathematics courses in rigorous preparation for collegiate study. In addition, students may enroll in content courses which have been specially designed for C.A.P. students. C-level C.A.P.( 100/101) provides a transition for students from C.A.P. to regular college-level courses; students take courses in college reading,
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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