Page 7 - Barton College Strategic Plan
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Academic Excellence
Commit to building an academic culture that improves teaching and learning for the students we serve. Expect students both to grow academically and to demonstrate academic competence.
1 Establish and uphold common expectations that challenge students to perform in and out of the classroom. Implemented by Fall 2017.
2 Strengthen the academic components of the first year to better prepare new students for the rigor of upper division courses. Implemented by Fall 2017.
3 Improve systems and processes that strengthen faculty work in teaching, evaluating student learning, and advising students. This work is to be done by the Faculty Development Committee, the Institutional Effectiveness Task Force, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Evaluation tools (peer evaluation of teaching, promotion and tenure guidelines) to be revised by Fall 2017, with development and assessment plans to be implemented by Fall 2018.
Strategic Objective 1:

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