Course Proposal Form Would you like to offer a course at the Senior College? Please fill out the form below, or download the form as a printable PDF and mail it in. If you want more information you may refer to the Instructors Guide, or contact Lila Nation at 207-323-3844; email firstname.lastname@example.org Course Proposal Form 2018 If you are human, leave this field blank. First Name * Last Name * Phone Number * Email Address * Street Address * City, State, Zip * Proposed Course Title * Course Description (as it might appear in the catalog) Please limit this to approximately 150 to 200 words. * Required text(s) and course materials * Please note that required text(s) and course materials are purchased by each student, not Senior College. If you require a text, list the author, title, and ISBN if a specific edition is required. If you require course materials (e.g., art supplies) provide a list of those and stipulate whether you will supply the materials and the students will purchase them from you, or whether students must secure them on their own. Please include an estimated price for any purchase the student must make, or an exact amount if they are purchasing from you. Class Size Limit Usually only for art, language, and small group discussion classes Instructor Information: Please limit this to approximately 100 to 125 words. * For use in the course catalog, please give us a sketch or summary of your educational background and personal experience that suggest why you are qualified to be able to teach this course or are particularly interested in the topic. Semester Preferences for Proposed Course Fall (6 weeks) Winterim (4weeks) Spring (6 weeks) Summer Session Preferences for Proposed Course Morning (9:30 - 11:30) Afternoon (1:00 - 3:00) Morning or Afternoon is fine with me One day class (9:30 - 3:00) Preferred Class Dates for One Day Class Please indicate dates you prefer, starting with the most preferred date. Fall, winter and spring Senior College courses are taught on Thursdays. The fall semester begins on the third Thursday in September, winter session on the third Thursday in January, and spring session on the third or fourth Thursday of March. Summer courses are all one-day seminars or workshops (9:30 - 3:00). One-day classes are also offered throughout the year. These may take place on any weekday. If offering a one-day class, please indicate in your proposal how long you would like the lunch break to be (anywhere from 1/2 hour to 1-1/2 hour). Photocopying, if needed, will be paid for by Senior College. You are strongly encouraged, however, to email course handouts to your students. All photocopying is done at County Copy and can be facilitated through the Senior College office NO LATER THAN 1 PM, ONE FULL WEEK ahead of the target class period, or by the instructor taking the material to County Copy NO LATER THAN MONDAY BY CLOSING of the week of the target class session. If needed, photocopying is done double sided (d/s) on standard copy paper. The following limits apply: 10 (ten) pages d/s per student per week (or one day class), or 40 (forty) pages d/s in the winterim session and 60 (sixty) pages d/s in the fall and spring sessions. See the Instructor's Guide for more information about copying on page 4 and the regulations governing "fair use" on pages 8-9. Again, you are strongly encouraged to email course handouts to students. In cases where that will not work please indicate your planned/estimated copying. Number of pages d/s for the course: Equipment needs (Check all that you think you will need) * No equipment needed Computer (all are Mac with Microsoft Office Products, except for one podium PC) DVD Player CD Player VCR LCD Projector/Screen Screen for Carousel Projector or Overhead Projector Blackout Curtains or Windowless Room Microphone Remote Clicker with a laser pointer Other Please make every effort to avail yourself of the technology training offered, as we may need to pay extra if the tech supporter has to come in before or during your class. Please come in 30 minutes prior to the start of class to set up any equipment you might be using to assure your class runs smoothly. For additional questions about equipment provided by the Hutchinson Center you may contact UMaine Hutchinson Center Technology Coordinator Kari Suderley at 338-8024; email@example.com. Other Equipment Needs Classroom Configuration Preference Auditorium-style seating (rows of chairs) Auditorium-style seating with tables (rows of tables and chairs) Seminar seating (chairs around central table) Seating arranged in a circle Seating arranged in a U-shape or semicircle Do you need a specialized room? * Yes No Please explain what type of specialized room you require. * Do you have other classroom configuration needs * Yes No Please explain any other classroom configuration requirements. * Would you like a tour of your classroom before the semester begins? * Yes No Would you like technical training for the equipment you will be using, if any? * Yes No You will be provided with a classroom assistant, unless you prefer not to have one. If you prefer to not have an assistant, please read page 7 of the Instructors Guide (found under Faculty on the website) to learn what your responsibilities will be. Do you want a classroom assistant? * Yes No Any additional questions or comments for the curriculum committee? The Senior College E-Newsletter Yes, please sign me up for the e-newsletter. No thanks, I'm already on e-news list. No, thank you. Would you like to receive our monthly e-news letter to keep up on what's new at the Senior College? * Required: Please check the box below to verify your human status.