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255.000 Ancillary Workload

The content of this page applies to UEA employees on the University of Minnesota, Duluth campus.


255.100 Summer Session.

255.110 Applicability.

The provisions of Section 255.100 shall apply only to Members who hold appointments other than twelve-month, full-time, regular appointments.

255.120 Workload.

During the Summer Session, the workload of Members assigned instructional responsibility for a course or courses shall include class preparation and delivery, evaluation of student performance, student advising, posted office hours and other student contact.

255.130 Compensation.

The Employer shall pay a Member to whom it assigns instructional responsibility for a course, workshop or seminar which it offers during a summer session according to the provisions of Section 508.100.

255.200 Summer Advisement and Registration.

A Member may serve as a student adviser or in any other similar capacity outside h/her period of appointment. Such Member shall be compensated with supplemental pay according to Section 508.400.

255.300 Continuing Education.

255.310 Applicability.

The provisions of Section 255.300 shall apply to all Members. Instructional responsibility for a course which the Employer offers through the Employer's Continuing Education shall be considered an overload.

255.320 Limitations.

 

If the Employer assigns a full-time Member instructional responsibility for courses offered through the Employer's Continuing Education, those responsibilities shall not normally exceed any of the following guidelines:

(a) Two courses per semester;

(b) Five credit hours per semester; or

(c) Eight credit hours per Academic Year.

The Employer shall assign credit equivalents to courses for which it does not offer academic credit. The Director of the Continuing Education program shall question the appropriate Principal Administrator for the purpose of determining whether the limits imposed by this Section have been exceeded.

 

255.330 Contact Hours.

Courses which the Employer offers through its Continuing Education and for which the Employer offers academic credit shall require the same number of Contact Hours as are required in the day school as provided in Section 250.000, except for independent study and correspondence courses.

255.340 Compensation.

The Employer shall pay a Member to whom it assigns instructional responsibility for a course which the Employer offers through its Continuing Education according to the provisions of Section 508.300.

255.400 Employer's Obligation To Notify Members.

The Employer shall provide Members with reasonable, advance notice of the courses, workshops and seminars which it proposes to offer during summer sessions or which it proposes to offer through its Continuing Education.