Agreement between Teachers and Students




The Compact between Faculty and Students of the Fischler School of Education and Human Services

The Compact between Faculty and Students of the Fischler School of Education and Human Services is a declaration of a continuous commitment to supporting a vibrant community for all educators and students. Respect is one of the fundamental principles that serve to anchor this community in mutual ways. It is also the driving force for growing and enriching a productive, engaging, and successful community of learners. The purpose of this Compact is to provide behavioral guidelines that will foster, clarify, and energize Fischler's commitment to its educational mission.

Commitments of Faculty

We pledge our utmost efforts to ensure that we will:

  1. Promote students' intellectual and professional growth.
  2. Respond to student inquiries in a timely manner.
  3. Provide substantive feedback to posts and assignments in a timely manner.
  4. Provide support to students and be willing to work with students when obstacles arise in their academic and/or personal lives.
  5. Be receptive to student feedback.
  6. Endeavor to make learning an engaging and interactive experience in all delivery models.

Commitments of Students

We pledge our utmost efforts to ensure that we will:

  1. Take responsibility for being an active participant in the learning process.
  2. Submit original and quality work in a timely manner.
  3. Respond to faculty in a timely manner.
  4. Exhibit professional behavior.
  5. Be considerate of times when faculty may be less available.



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