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Pillars of Instructional Excellence: KNOW

Palm Beach State College Faculty will be able to...


Know

Remain current in subject area through educational and professional activities that strengthen the capacity to update/redesign courses, assessments, and individual learning opportunities that are relevant to this knowledge.


Evidence of Learning: ESSENTIALS

A. Current and General Knowledge of Subject Matter

K.1.1. Explain how subject area taught aligns with student curriculum pathways that lead to timely completion.

K.1.2. Explain and observe the meaning, boundaries, rights, and responsibilities of academic freedom.

K.1.3. Maintain necessary certifications.

K.1.4. Develop a plan for currency and growth in their discipline.


Evidence of Learning: ADVANCED MASTERY

A. Current and General Knowledge of Subject Matter

K.2.1. Make connections between curriculum and students’ future lives and careers, including workforce certificates.

K.2.2. Implement a plan for currency and growth in the discipline.

K.2.3. Participate in discipline-specific professional development.


B. Outside Professional Development Opportunities

K.2.4. Analyze and revise a plan for currency and growth in their discipline.

K.2.5. Participate in professional activities (i.e., conferences, publications, volunteering, working, reading, professional organization involvement), then share and apply new knowledge gained from this participation.

K.2.6. Use subject-matter expertise to maintain currency in course delivery.

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