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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICE PROFESSIONS

Instructional Workload Protocols last updated December 20, 2011

A. Contact Hour Limits for CEHSP.

Table 1

Contact Hour Limits

Program/Area

Individual

Department/Program/Area

Comm Sci & Disorders

 

 

- Academic

23

20

- Clinical

46

40

Education

23

20

HPER

23

20

Psychology

21

19

Social Work

20

18

 

B. Protocols

Lecture: a fifty-minute class period shall constitute one Contact Hour (CH).

Team Teaching: In instances where two instructors are assigned to one class; e.g., PEP 3970 Supervised Teaching: College, 1 cr, the Contact Hours associated with the class are split equally between the two instructors.

Independent Study is eligible for Contact Hour assignment using the following formula: 0.2 per student credit hour (SCH) up to 4 CH per semester.

UROP projects will count as 0.34 CH per project. Independent Study and UROP projects can be used to raise CH to full load but cannot be used to warrant overload pay.

Internships and Externships (Undergraduate): Shall use the formula 0.13 x # of students enrolled, not to exceed 4 CH per semester. Exceptions are noted in department specific protocols.

Shared Teaching: where two or more instructors are in the room at the same time shall have up to 150% CH. Courses taught in this fashion need to receive prior permission from the Dean.

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS SPECIFIC

Academic Faculty

CSD 8099 - Plan B project - each faculty member shall receive 1 CH per Plan B project.

Clinical Internships - CSD 8297, CSD 8097, CSD 4197, CSD 4297- 1 CH per client or client group per semester, maximum of 3.0 CH and average of three clients or client groups per semester for Academic Faculty.

Externship - CSD 8197 - 0.45 CH for each student supervised.

Clinical Faculty (supervision only; no course preparation, maintenance, grading, etc. that would require attention when classes are not in session.)

Clinic Director - 9 CH per year.
Clinical Internships - CSD 4197, CSD 8097, CSD 8297 - 1 CH per client or client group per semester.

EDUCATION SPECIFIC

For most courses, one credit of assigned teaching equals one CH. Exceptions to this rule will be described below.

Supervision of one student teacher is assigned 0.67 CH to accommodate the time required to implement clinical supervision. For a student teacher placed more than 40 miles from UMD (or the Twin Cities), 1.00 CH will be assigned to accommodate travel time. For supervision of a student teacher who has failed student teaching once and is attempting a second student teaching experience, 1.34 CH is assigned to accommodate the additional time and assistance which the supervisor must provide. For students who must repeat student teaching, the following applies:

1.34 CH if the student is placed within 40 miles of UMD or the Twin Cities;
2.0 CH if the student is placed beyond 40 miles from UMD or the Twin Cities.

MEd Committee Chair: The chair will receive 0.2 x SCH when student enrolls in EHS 5990.

Doctoral advising: 4 CH per student  when a faculty member is appointed as advisor/committee-chair for an Ed.D. student. 

Student Teaching classes are:

SpEd 5600 SpEd 4600 EdSe 4600 Educ 4650 ElEd 4600 ECh 4600 ElEd 4650

Educ 5600 and ElEd 3425 are considered Internships and shall use the formula 0.13 x # of students.

HPER SPECIFIC

A laboratory component of any course will receive CH equal to clock hours scheduled.

PETE 5991 follows the CEHSP internship rule.

Activity Courses
The following 1 credit classes are activity courses. One CH per section:
PE 1200 1220 1300 1302 1304 1400 1402 1410 1414 1500
1502 1504 1506 1507 1508 1510 1511 1512 1530 1600
1601 1612 1613 1614 1616 1620 1702 1706 1708 1710

Methods Courses
The following 1 credit methods classes shall count as 2 CH:

PE 1507
PETE 3501  3508 3509

The following 2 credit methods classes shall count as 3 CH:
PEP 3126, PETE  1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006 (American Red Cross methods course), 1007, 1008, 3505, 3507

The following 2 credit outdoor recreation classes shall count as 3 CH:
REC 1202 1203 1204

The following 3 credit outdoor recreation classes shall count as 4 CH:
EnEd 343, 5343, EnEd 4410, REC 2300

The following 4 credit course shall count as 5 CH:

PETE 1000

The following are American Red Cross methods classes:
PE 2240 shall equal 2 CH PE 2244 shall equal 3 CHPracticums
CC 3997 is a practicum. The formula for computing is 0.1 multiplied by the number of students enrolled. This course can be used for overload.

PETE 4997 and REC 4997 are  practicums. The formula for computing CH is 0.2 multiplied by the number of students enrolled. These courses can be used for overload.

ESAT 4996 and EnEd 4996  The formula for computing CH is 0.25 x number of students enrolled.

Hlth 4996 is an internship. The formula for computing CH is 0.33 x number of students enrolled.

Directed reading classes (HLTH 3992, PETE 4992, REC 4992) are eligible for Contact Hour assignment using the following formula: 0.2 per student credit hour (SCH) up to 4 CH per semester.  Readings classes can be used to raise CH to full load but cannot be used to warrant overload pay.

ESAT 4996 and EnEd 4996.  The formula for computing CH is 0.25 x number of students enrolled.

Hlth 4996 is an internship.  The formula for computing CH is 0.33 x number of students enrolled.

PSYCHOLOGY SPECIFIC

The following courses are independent study courses and follow the formula 0.2 x SCH up to a maximum of 4 CH per semester (not to be used in overload pay):

Psy 3986 Honors Research

Psy 3989 Directed Instruction
Psy 3991 Projects in Psychology

Psy 3994 Directed Research

Experimental lab courses shall count 1 CH for each 1 hour lab section (Psy 3021 & 3022).

Psy 3996 is considered an internship and shall follow this formula: 0.25 x # of students.

SOCIAL WORK SPECIFIC

Field I (SW 8801) and Field II (SW 8802) will count as 3 CH each semester when taught sequentially through the year.

Fourteen (14) CH per year for Plan B supervision shall be distributed over eligible Social Work faculty.

Fourteen CH per year for a Field Director position. 


 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

Instructional Workload Protocols last updated August 15, 2011

A. Contact Hour Limits for CLA.

Table 1

Contact Hour Limits

Program/Area

Individual

Department/Program/Area

AIS

20

18

Communication

20

18

English

20

18

FL&L

20

18

Geography

20

18

History

20

18

Philosophy

20

18

Political Science

20

18

Sociology/Anthropology

20

18

Women's Studies

20

18

Writing Studies

20

18

 

B. Protocols

General: 50 minutes of classroom contact will be assigned one Contact Hour (CH) and therefore, in CLA, the number of CH will usually equal the course credits.

For Internships: 0.13 CH/student, up to 8 CH/academic year.

CH for concurrent sections of a course are counted only once.

For team taught courses where only one instructor is with the class at a time, CH are split proportionately.

For shared courses, courses for which both or all of the faculty are present during instruction, the total CH shall not exceed the course credits by more than 50%.

Engl 5902 and Engl 5922 include a practicum component. If the enrollment is 10 or more, the instructor shall receive 1 CH beyond the number of credits for the course.

For Independent Studies the instructor shall receive 0.2 CH for each Student Credit Hour (SCH). For a student in a UROP project the instructor shall be credited with 0.34 CH over the official period of the project. Accrual of CH for independent studies shall be limited to 8 CH/year. Independent Study counts for load but not for overload.

For Seminars, the instructor shall receive CH equal to the course credits.

For Graduate Thesis Credit (8777 and 8888) the instructor shall receive 0.25 CH/SCH.

SPECIAL CASES:
Geography labs will normally have CH equal to course credits unless the instructor is not in the lab all of the time; in that case the CH are pro-rated.

The following courses should be treated in accordance with the current protocol governing Independent Study; i.e., instructors should receive 0.2 Contact Hours (CH) for each Student Credit Hour (SCH) up to four CH per semester. As with Independent Study and UROP credit, these CHs can be used to raise CH to full load but cannot be used to warrant overload pay. [This is consistent with our current protocol.]

AMIN  3300: Projects

AMIN  4990: Directed Research

Comm 3310: Research Assistants

Comm 4394: Directed Research

Comm 4399: Directed Projects

Crim 8600: Practicum in Crim

Crim 8900: Directed Readings

Engl 8931: Practicum in Teaching Literature

Geog 5999: Senior Project

Hist 3091: Directed Readings

Hist 3505: Colloquium for Majors

Hist 5094: Directed Research

Ling 5852: Practicum in Teaching Linguistics

Writ 8910: Practicum in Teaching Writing

Writ 8994: Directed Research

Instructors attached to the following courses should be assigned .125 Contact Hours (CH) per student enrolled and under the direction of the faculty member

Anth 4997: Teaching Assistant

Comm 3300: Teaching Assistants

CST 4997: Teaching Assistant

Engl 4909: Senior Portfolio

Engl 4931: Practicum in Teaching Literature

Hist 3099: Practicum in Teaching

Ling 4852:  Teaching Assistantship in Linguistics

Phil 5997: Intern Teaching Assistant

Pol 3109: Intern Teaching           

Soc 4997: Teaching Assistant

Writ 4506: Capstone Course: Senior Portfolio Preparation

WS 5897: Teaching Internship

 

STUDENT TEACHING SPECIFIC

Supervision of one student teacher is assigned 0.67 CH to accommodate the time required to implement clinical supervision. For a student teacher placed more than 40 miles from UMD (or the Twin Cities), 1.00 CH will be assigned to accommodate travel time. For supervision of a
student teacher who has failed student teaching once and is attempting a second student teaching experience, 0.67 CH is assigned to accommodate the additional time and assistance which the supervisor must provide. For students who must repeat student teaching, the
following applies:
0.67 CH if the student is placed within 40 miles of UMD or the Twin Cities;
1.11 CH if the student is placed beyond 40 miles from UMD or the Twin Cities.
Appropriate proration of CH for less than six visits per student shall be used.

Student Teaching classes are:
SpEd 5600 EdSe 4600 EdSe 5215 Educ 4650 ElEd 4600

 

 

LABOVITZ SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Instructional Workload Protocols last updated November 28, 2011 

A. Contact Hour Limits for SBE

Table 1

Contact Hour (CH) Limits

Program/Area

Individual

Department/Program/Area

Accounting

19

18

FMIS

19

18

MgtS

19

18

Economics

19

18

Marketing

19

18

 

B. Protocols

In general, all courses offered by SBE will have CH equal to course credits.

CH for concurrent sections of a course are counted only once.

For shared courses, courses for which both or all faculty are present during instruction, the total CH shall not exceed the course credits by more than 50%.

Faculty Members chairing MBA Field Research Projects will be awarded 0.2 CH per Student Credit Hour (SCH) up to a maximum of 8 CH per AY for this effort. The CH will be assigned to the Member when the student registers for MBA 8994. The DGS/MBA Director will be responsible for allocating the total MBA 8994 CH to the appropriate faculty members.

1. Independent Study (recognized for effort not overload)

0.2 CH/SCH. A student working on a UROP project shall count for 0.34 CH over the official period of the project. Accrual of CH for independent studies shall be limited to 4 CH/semester.

 

Acct 3991 Independent Study
Econ 4991 Independent Study

FMIS 3291 Independent Study MIS

FMIS 3691 Independent Study Finance

HCM 4591 Independent Study
MgtS 3491 Independent Study

Mktg 3791 Independent Study
MBA 8991 Independent Study

2. Internships/Field Studies

0.13 CH/student up to a maximum of 8 CH/Member/AY.


Acct 3701 Small Business Initiative in Accounting

Acct 3705 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Acct 3796 Internship in Accounting

Econ 4397 Half-time Internship
Econ 4497 Full-time Internship
FMIS 3397 LSBE Internship

HCM 4597 Internship

Mgts 3497 Organizational Management Internship

Mgts 3897 Human Resources Internship
MgtS 3997 Management of Community Projects

Mkts 3797 Marketing Internship
(just moved to list all courses in alph order)

NOTE: The following SBE courses with, e.g., "Seminar" or "Special Topics", in the title are offerings similar to traditional courses. Therefore CH assigned to instructors of these courses falls under the general structure of Contact Hours equal to the course credits.

Acct 4059 Senior Seminar

Acct 4795 Special Topics
Econ 3595 Special Topics

FMIS 3295 Special Topics

FMIS 3695 Special Topics

FMIS 4295 MIS Special Topics

FMIS 4695 Special Topics

HCM 4595 Special Topics

Mgts 4495 Special Topics

Mgts 4895 Special Topics

Mktg 4795 Special Topics

MBA 8995 Special Topics

 

 


SWENSON COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Instructional Workload Protocols last updated  12.16.11

A. Contact hour limits for CSE.

Table 1

Contact Hour (CH) Limits

Program/Area

Individual

Department/Program/Area

Biology

24

20

Chemical Engineering

34

22

Chemistry

24

20

Civil Engineering

28

22

Computer Science

24

20

ECE

30

26

Geological Sciences

28

22

Mechanical & Industrial Eng

28

22

Math/Stats

24

20

Physics

24

20

 

B. Protocols

Lectures and General

 

     Lecture: a fifty-minute class period shall constitute one Contact Hour (CH).

     Concurrent Courses: CH count only once

     Team Taught Course: CH are split between instructors proportionate to their time

     Shared Courses: courses for which both or all faculty are present     

     during instruction, the total CH shall not exceed the course credits by more than 50%.

     Seminar: CH equals credits

 

Lab Classes

    

     Lab courses in which the instructor for the course is present at all of the lab hours: CH equals                     

     scheduled hours regardless of whether a TA is present.

 

     For Labs/Recitations, of large lecture courses, run by TAs

     if there is a scheduled weekly meeting with the TAs as a group:                         

     1 plus 0.3 for each section taught by a GTA (Chem lab/rec=1 sec)

     1 plus 0.6 for each section taught by an UGTA

   

     If there is no weekly group meeting scheduled:

     0.3 for each section taught by a GTA

     0.6 for each section taught by an UGTA

 

Distance Classes

 

Distance courses taught using ITV have an additional 1.0 contact hour.  In the case of driving more than four times per semester to distant sites, an addition of another adjustment may be negotiated.

 

Research, internships, coops, projects etc.

 

Independent study/research and UROP count in load but do not qualify for overload pay.  This exclusion does not apply to Plan A or Plan B students.

 

     Internships/Coops: 0.13 CH/student, maximum of 8 CH/AY.

     Independent Study/Research at undergrad and grad level: 1 CH/student/semester.

     Lab Teaching Experience: 0.13 CH/student

     Tutorial Project: 0.13 CH/student for a maximum of one CH

     UROP and REU: 0.67 CH/project

 

Graduate Students – Plan A Masters

 

Maximum 4 CH for each Plan A student

This can be applied in either of two ways:

     10 thesis credits (8777) for 4 CH at 0.4 CH per credit

     Or

     1 CH for each of four semesters

 

Graduate Students – Plan B Masters

 

Chemistry or Geological Sciences: 0.33 CH per paper/project for a maximum of 1.33 CH/student

Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics & Statistics: 1.33 CH/student completion of Plan B.

1.33 CH/student for EMgt 8310, Safe 6997 or ECE 8222

 

Graduate Students – Ph.D.

 

Maximum 6 CH for each Ph.D. student: this should be applied 15 thesis credits (8888) for 6 CH at 0.4 CH per credit

 

Biology Specific

 

For Biology, if there are multiple sections with the instructor present full-time in one lab and supervising a GTA in the other lab sections, the instructor receives full scheduled hours for the one lab plus one additional CH for each additional lab.

 

Chemistry & Biochemistry Specific

 

Chem 1153, 1155

CH  = lecture hours plus 1 CH for scheduled weekly meeting with discussion TAs as a group

 

Chem 1154, 1156

CH = 0.3 CH per lab section taught by GTA plus 0.6 CH per lab section taught by UGTA plus 1 CH for scheduled weekly meeting with lab TA as a group.

 

All Chem 4xxx laboratory courses, CH = 1 plus ½ scheduled lab hours

 

Computer Science Specific

 

CS 1011, 1511, 1521. 2511. 2521 use the lab/recitation protocol.  All other courses use CH = credit hours except for independent study, internship, thesis research, etc.

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering Specific

 

ECE 4899, 4999 = 1 CH/student

ECE 4951 = 5 CH

 

Geological Sciences Specific

 

1 Day field trip (10 hr) = 0.5 CH

2-Days field trip (20 hr) = 1.0 CH  If overnight, add 0.5 CH

Maximum allowed for any course is 1.5 CH; unless overnight is included, increasing that to a maximum of 2.0 CH

Maximum allowed of 17 CH for department for the year.

 

Mathematics and Statistics Specific

 

Math 3298, 3280, and all others with lab, and 1290 when it is taught in the small lecture format, CH =credit hours

    

 

 

 

SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS

Instructional Workload Protocols last updated August 15, 2011

A. Contact Hour Limits for SFA.

Table 1

Contact Hour (CH) Limits

Program/Area

Individual

Department/Program/Area

Art & Design

29

27

Art History

21

19

Music

28

26

Theatre History

21

19

Theatre-Production

36

34

 

B. Protocols

GENERAL

Internships: 0.13 CH/student
Concurrent Courses: count only once

Team Taught Courses: CH are split between the instructors proportionate to their share of the course.

Graduate Thesis Courses (SFA Plan B papers): Number of credits divided by 4 for each student registered.

Independent Study: 0.2 CH/SCH (maximum of 4 CH per faculty member per semester). SFA Practice: department routinely allows up to 5 students to enroll to study with each faculty member authorized to accept Independent Study students.

ART & DESIGN SPECIFIC

Studio (lecture/lab format) Courses:
3 cr = 230 min/week =  4.6 CH

4 cr = 303 min/week = 6 CH
Art 4899 1 cr = 3 CH

Seminars
Art 8903 Art teaching practicum = 60 min/week = 1.2 CH

MUSIC DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC

50 minutes of class per week = 1 Contact Hour (CH)

Applied lessons

3 hours (180 minutes) of applied lesson teaching = 2 Contact Hours

Applied Study (1.5 clock hours = 1 CH)
1 cr = 30 min/week = 0.3 CH
3 cr = 60 min/week = 0.7 CH
piano: 2 cr = 45 min/week = 0.5 CH

Master Class/Group Lessons:
This is essentially a shared class. 1 CH divided by the number of faculty members responsible for the class.

Direction and Rehearsal of Large Ensembles:
(Bands, Orchestras, Choirs)
1 clock hour (60 minutes) = 1 CH to a maximum of 4 CH per ensemble per semester.

Rehearsal of Chamber Music Ensembles and Combos:
1 CH maximum per chamber ensemble or combo per semester.

Student Teacher Supervision:
0.45 CH for each student teacher supervised.

THEATRE DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC

Performance Courses: (Lecture-demonstration/lab)
50 minutes instruction = 1 CH
55 minutes instruction = 1.1 CH (Dance studio)
60 minutes instruction = 1.2 CH (Acting studio)

Design Courses:
50 minutes instruction = 1 CH
4 cr = 220 min/week = 4.4 CH

Practica:
1 cr = 150 min/week = 3 CH
2 cr = 300 min/week = 6 CH

Shared Course
For courses in which the instructors are both or all present during instruction, total CH shall not exceed the course credits by more than 50%.

Team Taught Courses:
Th 1099 Production Practicum 1 cr = 3 CH
Th 1199 Performance Practicum I 1 cr = 3 CH
Th 1699 Running Crew Practicum 2 cr = 6 CH
Th 3099 Theatre Practicum II 2 cr = 6 CH
Th 3699 Production Management 2 cr = 6 CH

FINE ARTS COURSES: FA 1300 & FA 5300
3 cr = 280 min/week = 5.6 CH

STUDENT TEACHING SPECIFIC

Supervision of one student teacher is assigned .67 CH to accommodate the time required to implement clinical supervision. For a student teacher placed more than 40 miles from UMD (or the Twin Cities), 1.00 CH will be assigned to accommodate travel time. For supervision of a
student teacher who has failed student teaching once and is attempting a second student teaching experience, .67 CH is assigned to accommodate the additional time and assistance which the supervisor must provide. For students who must repeat student teaching, the following applies:

0.67 CH if the student is placed within 40 miles of UMD or the Twin Cities;
1.11 CH if the student is placed beyond 40 miles from UMD or the Twin Cities.

Appropriate proration of CH for less than six visits per student shall be used.

Student Teaching classes are:

SpEd 5600
EdSe 4600
Educ 4650
ElEd 4600

3003

Tutor Training (2 cr). Course meets for one 100-minute session per week.

2

3004

SSP Tutor Practicum (1-2 cr). (1/2 CH per practicum section)

2-3

3007

SAFE Training (1 cr). Course meets for one 100-minute session per week for 7 1/2 weeks.

1

3008

SSP SAFE Practicum (1 cr). (1 CH per practicum section)

1-2

 


 

 

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