The purpose of the self-evaluation for a faculty member with a multi-year appointment is to reflect on the experience across all the years of the appointment. Please reflect on your development and contributions, including challenges you encountered during this period.
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PART A. INSTRUCTIONS: Please respond to the items identified in this evaluation and forward it to your Dean with any accompanying support materials you wish to attach. Rather than just record what you accomplished, you should engage in reflective analysis of the effectiveness, value and impact of your work over the evaluation period. Your narrative should identify areas of success that you want to sustain and areas where you believe improvement is needed.
REFLECTIONS ON THE PRECEDING APPOINTMENT TERM.
Discuss your performance, effectiveness and impact in the area of Teaching. For ideas, refer to the document, Champlain College: Characteristics of Effective Teaching, attached as Appendix A.
Reflect on your personal instructional goals or changes you made in content and/or design of your courses within the appointment term as a result of faculty development, burgeoning interest, developments in the field/topic area, etc. Include a discussion of any insights or suggestions that were offered by peer mentors, instructional designers or other colleagues over the years.
Reflect specifically on the results of your student course evaluations within the appointment term. Identify any patterns within the student responses that indicate areas of consistent strength or areas that may need to be improved.
Discuss the progress you made in achieving the Teaching related short- and long-term goals identified in your previous self-evaluations.
Discuss how you achieved the Service related short- and long-term goals established in your previous self-evaluations. Indicate and discuss any changes that occurred over the years. Describe how two to three of your Service activities contributed to the betterment of your Division, the College or the community. Refer to the Menu of Service Opportunities document, attached in Appendix B, for ideas to stimulate your thinking in this area.
Discuss how you achieved the Professional Development & Achievement related short- and long-term goals established in your previous self-evaluations. Indicate and discuss any changes that occurred over the years. Describe how two to three of your Professional Development & Achievement activities contributed to improving your teaching and/or the betterment of your Division or to the College. Refer to the Menu of Professional Development and Achievement Opportunitiesdocument for ideas, attached in Appendix B, to stimulate your thinking in this area.
Part B. GOALS AND COMMITMENTS FOR THE NEXT APPOINTMENT TERM As a result of the reflection on teaching, service and professional development & achievement in Part A of this self-evaluation, you may have identified areas that offer opportunities for improvement. Please consider how you would like to focus your attention in the upcoming years by establishing goals and commitments that will result in improvements that would be meaningful to you, your students, and the College. Once you have chosen the areas that you would like to focus on, please write a total of three to five goals that you believe are achievable during the next appointment term and answer the following questions for each. How will achieving the goal result in improvements that are meaningful to you, your students and/or the College? What particular actions will you take to achieve this goal? How will you know if you have been successful in achieving the goal?
Please note: Faculty members who are undergoing evaluation at the beginning of a multi-year contract should set goals that span the time period until their next full evaluation. It would be helpful if you could format this section something like the following:
Goal/Commitment 1: Provide a description of the specific goal/commitment including how it will result in meaningful improvements.
Indicator(s) of Success: Goal/Commitment 2: We offer some possible areas of focus in item # 1 below.
What plans / goals do you have relating directly to the areas of Teaching, Service, and Professional Development & Achievement?
For Teaching, consider: new courses, course revisions, fresh syllabus, new outcomes, new course delivery techniques, improved course management, more frequent assessment, more student involvement, etc.
For Service, consider: committee work, program development, co-curricular activities, mentoring, community connections, etc.
For Professional Development & Achievement consider: memberships, subscriptions, conferences, courses, certifications, publications, reading, subject mastery, sabbatical, grants, etc.
Do any of your plans or goals require support or assistance from your Dean, Program Director or colleagues? From the Division or the College? From other sources? Identify clearly the nature of the support or assistance needed.
Add any other comments that you believe are relevant to your plans for the next appointment term.