Covenant – Sex, Gender, and Evolution
students and faculty will
treat all members of this learning
community with respect.
demonstrate commitment to and provide
a supportive atmosphere for all members of this learning community.
abide by the principles of the Social
Contract and the Sexual Harassment Policy.
respect the privacy of all other
participants by not discussing outside of class any personal information
that may be disclosed during any program activities or discussions.
attempt to resolve conflict and grievances
fully and promptly first on an individual basis, then by seeking
assistance from others if issues remain unresolved.
dedicate approximately 20 hours a
week, in and out of the classroom, to advancing the goals of this
maintain a sense of balance concerning
the workloads and pace of teaching and learning and the other goals
and demands of our lives.
facilitate the learning of students
by collecting and presenting information, designing and conducting
activities, and providing prompt feedback for students.
be available for students during
office hours and by appointment.
arrange evaluation conferences with
each student and write timely evaluations of each student.
be prepared for and attend weekly
planning meetings focused on the facilitation of student learning.
attend all program activities required
of the entire group of students when not ill or absent for professional
arrange a faculty evaluation conference
during or shortly after evaluation week and prepare drafts of a
self-evaluation for that conference.
attend all program activities, arrive
on time, and be fully prepared to participate.
notify faculty in advance if they
are unable to attend due to illness or emergency.
participate fully in the learning
community to advance their own learning as well as contribute to
the learning of others.
take initiative in seeking help from
faculty when difficulty exists with the content, structure, or pace of the program.
collaborate effectively with other
students to produce group work that represents the talents and efforts
of all members of the group.
display academic integrity by submitting
original work and giving appropriate credit for the contributions
of others. (Please meet with the program faculty and consult the
college's definition of plagiarism if you have any doubts about
what is meant by academic integrity.)
demonstrate professionalism by submitting
typed, appropriately formatted work that has been thoroughly proofread.
maintain and submit a program portfolio
that will contribute towards evaluating student performance.
attend an evaluation conference during
evaluation week and prepare drafts of a self-evaluation for that
and evaluation policy
The evaluation process is a central
feature of education at Evergreen that allows students to learn
by reflecting on their experiences. Students are required to submit
timely self-evaluations and faculty evaluations in order to receive
credit for the program.
Students receive credit for fulfilling
minimum requirements. Plagiarism or academic dishonesty may lead
to total loss of credit. Credit may be reduced because of unsatisfactory
performance or unsatisfactory attendance (missing more than one
class is unsatisfactory). Reduction of credit will require consensus
of the full faculty team.
Credit is not the same as positive
evaluation. It is possible to receive credit yet receive a poor
Incompletes will be discouraged and
require consensus of the full faculty team.
If any student has a health condition
or disability that may require accommodations in or to participate
effectively in class, he or she will inform the faculty and contact
Access Services (Library 1407-D, 867-6348). All information about health conditions and disabilities will
be regarded as confidential.