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Summer and Fall 2015 Focus forms are now available. (See below.)

 

     Priority Summer Deadline: Friday, January 16, 2015

          Final Deadline: Friday, February 6, 2015

 

    Priority Fall Deadline: Friday, February 6, 2015

          Final Deadline: extended to Tuesday, March 10, 2015

 

Updated Focus status lists (as of 3/1/15) are now available in Excel format:

  • by department/subject
  • by instructor
  • SUMMER & FALL 2015 FOCUS PROPOSAL FORMS

    -for UHM faculty members-

    "Regular" Focus forms should be submitted when an individual instructor wants a new Focus designation or needs to renew an expired designation for his/her course.

    Summer 2015 Fall 2015
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    -for Department Chairpersons only-
     

    "COURSE-based" forms (for Department Chairs and Focus Coordinators only) should be submitted  when a department has a course that inherently meets the Focus Hallmarks.

    Click here for examples of approved course descriptions for courses with a course-based Focus designation.     

    Summer 2015 Fall 2015
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    Upon approval, all sections of the course will be designated with the requested Focus. Individual instructors will not have to submit Focus forms.


    "STAFF" forms (for Department Chairs and Focus Coordinators only) should be submitted when a department has unstaffed sections of courses that traditionally have a Focus designation.   

    Summer 2015 Fall 2015
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    Upon approval, the unstaffed sections will be designated with the requested Focus. Once instructors are assigned, they must submit their own Focus form to explain how they will teach the course in accordance with the Focus Hallmarks.

    Click here for a SPRING 2015 Focus form (required for newly assigned instructors of Spring Focus sections).

    Focus areas

    Focus Class Lists (by semester)

    Please be advised that Focus sections vary every semester and designations may be added after the printed schedule is published. Students should consult the "Check Class Availability" web page before they register.

    Focus section lists can also be found at STAR Data-Metrix (limited-access website):
         Enrollment Management - Course Availability - Attribute.

    last updated December 18, 2014; report errors to gened@hawaii.edu