Instructional Services maintains and reviews instructional guidelines for all PPCC course offerings and academic activities. The Faculty Handbook consists of Faculty Resource Guide and Educational Procedures.
Educational Procedures (EPs)
Educational Procedures at PPCC outline approved guidelines and rules for a variety of Academic processes. Requirements outlined in the various Educational Procedures serve as regulations and procedural guides. Educational Procedures (EPs) are reviewed and updated periodically at the direction of the Vice President of Instruction.
Updated EPs and drafts are located in the Educational Procedures Directory.
Common and Editable Educational Procedure Documents:
- EP 150-A: Department Chair Release Calculation (Draft)
- EP 150-B: Department Chair Self Assessment
- EP 171-E: Online Course Development/Redesign Application
- EP 190-D: Faculty Evaluation Plan
- EP 190: Faculty Evaluation Appeal Process
- EP 190-1A: Evaluation of Teaching
- EP 195-A: Annual Evaluation of Part Time Instructor
- EP 195-B: Instructor Classroom Observation
- EP 195-C: Observation of Teaching Glossary
- EP 200-A: New Program Evaluation
- EP 200-B: Program Discontinuance Assessment
- EP 200-D: Program Review - Self Study Template - Career and Technical Education
- EP 200-E: Program Review - Self Study Template - Transfer Programs
EP 200-F: Annual Academic Program Review - Career and Technical Education
EP 200-G: Annual Academic Program Review - Transfer Programs
EP 200-H: Annual Academic Program Review - Degrees with Designation
Supplemental Instructional Documents
Separate from mandated Educational Procedures, other college departments maintain relevant forms and processes related to instructional Faculty and Staff.
Grants Office - Faculty Work Request & Approval for Grants, Awards, or Pilot Projects
Disclosure of Outside Employment
Career and Technical Education (CTE) - Notice of Non-Discrimination
Special Projects Release Form - (Fillable)
Academic Job Descriptions
Instructional Services maintains detailed job descriptions and responsibilities for critical members of the PPCC administrative team. Faculty, Department Chairs, and Adjunct Instructors can review essential job requirements in Job descriptions are periodically reviewed and edited for both clarity and updating of essential job duties.
Course Syllabus Guidelines
All instructional syllabi at PPCC must meet institutional standards for accuracy and content. Standard information includes such items as:
- Course Identifying Information
- Course Description
- Instructor Information
- Course Policies
Master Course Syllabi
PPCC courses maintain Master Course Syllabi (MCS) which contain standard course information. The following templates outline MCS guidelines and information.
MCS Template for Guaranteed Transfer Courses
Step by Step Guide - How to Complete GT Course MCS
MCS Template for Non-Guaranteed Transfer Courses
Step by Step Guide - How to Complete Non-GT Course MCS
Content Criteria and Competencies for Guaranteed Transfer Courses
Faculty Resource Guide
PPCC's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) works to maintain up-to-date and relevant resources and guides for instructors.
The Institutional Syllabus lists academic guidelines applicable to all PPCC courses.
Remote Instruction Resources in your D2L list of classes
IT Service Desk (WebEx and Zoom support) 719-502-4800
CETL Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (teaching resources, hyflex, PDUs) email: CETL@ppcc.edu LibGuide: https://libguides.ppcc.edu/cetl
e-Learning (D2L, captioning, ADA accessible materials) blog: https://ppcconline.blog 719-502-3555 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
High Impact Practices email: HIPS@ppcc.edu LibGuide: https://libguides.ppcc.edu/hips
Learning Commons (library, computers, and tutoring) http://ppcc.cccoes.edu/learning-commons
Business and Public Services (BPS) 719-502-3300
Communication, Humanities, and Technical Studies (CHTS) 719-502-3200
Math and English (ME) 719-502-3600
Medical Services (MS) 719-502-3700
Natural and Physical Sciences (NPS) 719-502-3400