Isothermal Community College

Learning College Manual

Institutional Effectiveness

A Community of Learners - The Isothermal Distinction

What Students Can Expect of Isothermal

In their commitment to learning and to the achievement of a true learning-centered community, Isothermal personnel will:

  • Meet student needs by demonstrating professional, friendly, and courteous service in all aspects of student life
  • Maintain high professional and academic standards
  • Serve as role models in the development of leadership skills
  • Respect diversity and treat all students fairly
  • Be available to students and helpful with student problems
  • Communicate clear learning objectives and expected outcomes
  • Provide timely feedback in the assessment of learning outcomes
  • Stay current in subject matter
  • Practice effective teaching/learning strategies that promote critical thinking

What Isothermal Expects of Students

In their commitment to learning, students will:

  • Accept responsibility for learning
  • Attend and participate in all classes
  • Complete required exercises and assignments as directed
  • Develop a time management plan that includes adequate time for study
  • Maintain an open-minded attitude toward learning
  • Strive to become independent critical thinkers
  • Seek help as needed from appropriate sources
  • Be respectful and considerate of others
  • Assume responsibility for knowing and adhering to all college policies
  • Acknowledge that learning how to learn is the ultimate objective of education
  • Recognize that struggle and discomfort often precede the rewards that accompany goal completion and success

 With this commitment on the part of all concerned, an exciting partnership will grow and thrive, thus creating a community of learners whose mission is to improve life through learning.

 

Policy No: 202-03-01