FURMAN UNIVERSITY 2013 FACULTY EVALUATION

(Probationary Faculty:   August 1, 2012 – July 31, 2013)
(Tenured Faculty:          August 1, 2011 July 31, 2013)

 

Complete Part I (FACULTY MEMBER’S REPORT) of the 2013 Faculty Evaluation form. You should deliver an electronic copy to your chair by the date your chair has established for your department.  The Faculty Status Committee (FSC) will recommend no merit raise for the evaluation period for faculty who do not complete and submit Part I of this form.

In filling out Part I, you should not delete any headings or subheadings from the form; simply insert your information in the appropriate areas. Use a bold face font for your responses.

Part II (DEPARTMENT CHAIR’S EVALUATION) is provided for information only. Chairs have access to the Part II form; thus, you need not provide your chair with a copy of Part II. Chairs should use a bold face font for all answers.

The first step in filling out the evaluation is to save a copy of the form to your computer. Once you have saved a copy of the form, you may edit the document. Please delete Part II from your Faculty Evaluation form prior to delivering it to your chair.

 

PROFESSOR'S NAME                                                                        

DEPARTMENT                                                                                              DATE     ______________

 

PART I:    2013 FACULTY  MEMBER'S  REPORT

A.  Professional Record:

       1.   Highest earned degree                                                                                                           _____

       2.   Years full-time experience as Instructor or above in senior college                                     ____
             (including 2013-2014 academic year)

       3.   (a)  Years full-time at Furman  (including 2013-2014 academic year)                                        _____

            (b)  Years part-time at Furman (including 2013-2014 academic year)                                         _____

       4.   Present academic rank _________________________________             Date of rank            _____        

 5.   Tenured?                  Yes (   )       No (   )                                         If “yes”, year awarded          _____

                                                                                                                                                     

B.   Teaching Responsibilities:

 

1.    List your teaching responsibilities at Furman for the academic year under review. Indicate any shared teaching responsibilities. Indicate new preparations with an asterisk (*). If the total teaching load credit for the year (exclusive of Summer Session or May Experience) is more or less than 20, explain why.

                                                                                                                                                                       

2011-2012 (Tenured Faculty Only)                                   Course    Tchng.Load

                                                Title                                         No.         Credit          Hour    Enrollment       

a.    Fall


b.   Spring

                                                                                                                 Total             

c.  May Experience

 


2012-2013 (All Faculty)

                                                                                             Course    Tchng.Load

                                                Title                                         No.         Credit          Hour    Enrollment       

a.  Fall


b.  Spring

                                                                                                            Total  _____

c.   May Experience

 

 

2.   Report any teaching activity not mentioned above, for example, teaching in Summer Session, Continuing Education, (which includes OLLI, Undergraduate Evening Studies, Learning for You, Bridges to a Brighter Future, and Center for Corporate and Professional Development), or Graduate Studies; directing an independent study, independent research, Furman Advantage project, or engaging in any instructional activity for which released time was granted.

 

3.   Evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching activities during the evaluation period, highlighting exceptional teaching efforts. Describe specific ways in which your teaching activities have been modified for improvement. Give particular emphasis to evidence of teaching quality, which could include numerical results from student opinion survey forms, written comments from student opinion survey forms, and comments from faculty or other consultants visiting your classes. Limit your comments to 500 words or less.

 

 

C.  Professional Activity  (during the evaluation period):

       1.   Scholarly and Creative Activity (Give citation; indicate student co-authorship or involvement where applicable.)

           (a)   Published during the evaluation period (Provide complete citations, including page
                  numbers, and indicate if previously reported as "Accepted" or "In Progress.")

                            (i)      Books

                                     Authored/Co-authored

                                     Edited

                            (ii)     Articles or book chapters

                                     Refereed

                                     Non-refereed

                            (iii)    Poems, short stories, plays, etc.

             (b)   Completed manuscripts accepted for publication during the evaluation period, but not yet

                     published

                            (i)      Books

 Authored/Co-authored

                                     Edited

                            (ii)     Articles or book chapters

                                     Refereed

                                     Non-refereed

                           (iii)    Poems, short stories, plays, etc.

             (c)   Exhibits/Performances

 (i)                 Juried

(ii)               Invitational

(iii)             Non-juried

             (d)        Professional meetings

                         (i)         Invited papers or addresses

                         (ii)        Other papers read

                         (iii)       Poster, portfolio, or slide presentations given

                         (iv)       Seminars, workshops given

                         (v)        Roles as panel discussant or session chair

                         (vi)       Other meetings attended

             (e)   Scholarship involved in developing a new course

             (f)   Other scholarly or creative activity in progress or under contract (be specific)


       2.   Membership in professional organizations (indicate any leadership roles)


       3.   Grants proposed and/or currently being administered (relating to your own professional activity, as distinguished from D.4 below).  For proposals, indicate funded or unfunded.

 

      4.   Other significant professional activities

 

      5.   Comment on and evaluate the significance of your professional activity during the evaluation period.  This may include specific peer judgments of your professional activity.  Evaluate the prominence of the venues in which your professional activity has appeared.  Limit your comments to 500 words or less.

 

 

D. Institutional Service   (during the evaluation period):

1.   Advising (e.g. freshman/sophomore, major, informal postgraduate, pre-professional, employment)

2.  Significant study away administrative responsibilities

3.   Significant departmental responsibilities

4.    University responsibilities

5.   Grants proposed and/or currently being administered (relating to institutional service, as
      distinguished from C.3 above). For proposals, indicate funded or unfunded.

6.   Other significant service activities

7.  Evaluate the effectiveness of your institutional service during the evaluation period. Draw
     attention to any service activities you find particularly significant. Limit your comments to 500
     words or less.

       

   

           

E.  Community Service  (during the evaluation period):


1.  Comment on your participation in civic, political, cultural, and religious activities relevant to your work at Furman.

 

F. Other Activities or Factors not addressed above.


Faculty name                                                                                        

Faculty signature                                                                                   


Date   _____________________

 

 

 


PART II:    2013 DEPARTMENT CHAIR'S  EVALUATION

 

Faculty Member:__________________________________

 

As you evaluate this professor in each of the following categories, please indicate in each category the basis for your evaluation. Chairs should provide commentary beyond the list of activities reported in Part I. Where such activities are noted again, their value and significance should be explained.

A. Teaching:

Evaluate this professor's teaching effectiveness during the current evaluation period by responding to each of the questions below:

What is your judgment of this faculty member’s teaching effectiveness? Helpful commentary might include insights about this faculty member’s teaching methodologies, rapport with students, as well as comparisons to other departmental colleagues. Please comment on the following items:

-  Are this faculty member’s class enrollments typical for other sections in your department for the
   types of courses they have taught during the evaluation period? If they are larger or smaller than
   typical classes, explain.

-  Are this faculty member’s grading patterns representative of departmental norms for the types of  
   courses taught during this evaluation period?

-  To what extent do the student opinions provide a reasonable reflection of this faculty member’s
    teaching effectiveness?

-  To what extent is this faculty member accessible and willing to assist students outside of class?

 

Please check which of the following items were used in formulating your responses:
____  Review of student course opinion forms
____  Comments from other student sources such as senior exit interviews or advising conferences
____  Classroom visits
____  Observations of student performances, presentations, and activities under the professor’s
           supervision
 ____  Review of course materials
 ____  Comments from other tenured faculty in the department

 Other sources of information – please list:

 

 B. Professional Activity:

Evaluate this faculty member's professional activity during the current evaluation period by responding to each of the questions below:

-  What is your judgment of the quality and extent of this faculty member’s scholarly or creative
    activities?

-  Please comment on how this faculty member’s professional activities contribute to your academic
   discipline.

-  If the professional and/or creative activity is performed, presented or published, what it is the nature
   of the professional organization, society, journal or publishing source within the context of the
   professor’s academic discipline?

-  How does the professional activity contribute to this faculty member’s teaching at Furman?

-  If Furman students were involved with the professional activity, please comment on the nature of
   their involvement and this faculty member’s mentorship.

 

Please check which of the following items were used in formulating your responses:
____  Reading/listening to/viewing this faculty member’s scholarly and/or creative work
____  Comments received from faculty colleagues at Furman
____  Professional commentary from faculty colleagues outside of Furman
____  Responses from students involved with professional activity projects
____  Observations of student performances, presentations, and activities under this professor’s
           supervision

Other sources of information – please list:

 

C. Institutional Service:

Evaluate this faculty member's service to the department and to the university during this current evaluation period by responding to each of the questions below:

Departmental Service
- What is your judgment of the quality and extent of this faculty member’s contributions to the department for standing or special committees, program oversight/leadership, organizations, general engagement with the department, and/or other significant responsibilities? If applicable, comment on this faculty member’s leadership in connection with study away programs.

University/Community Service
- What is your judgment of the quality and extent of this faculty member’s contributions to the university for standing or special committees, program oversight/leadership, organizations, general engagement with the university, and/or other significant responsibilities? Are there specific activities in the Greenville or greater community that are relevant in evaluating this faculty member’s service?

Academic Advising – If applicable, provide commentary about the quality and extent of this faculty member’s role as an academic advisor.


Please check which of the following items were used in formulating your responses:
____  Direct observation of this faculty member’s institutional service
____  Responses from colleagues in your department
____  Responses from colleagues outside your department at Furman
____  Comments from students impacted by this faculty member’s role as an academic advisor

Other sources of information – please list:

 

 

   D. Other Factors:


Comment on any other activities or factors not covered above.

 

 

Was this evaluation shared with the professor? ______

 

Chair’s name                                                                                        

Chair's signature                                                                                   

Date                              _____________________

 




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