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Summer and Fall 2016 Focus forms are now available. (See below.)

 

     Priority Summer Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2016

          Final Summer Deadline: Fri., Feb. 5, 2016

 

    Priority Fall Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016

          Final Fall Deadline: Fri., March 11, 2016

 

Focus status lists (accurate as of 10/1/15) are available in Excel format:

  • by department/subject
  • by instructor
  •  

    Updated Focus status lists will be posted in January.

     

    SUMMER & FALL 2016 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 2016 Fall 2016
         
     

    -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 2016 Fall 2016
     

    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 2016 Fall 2016
        

    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 2016 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 changed (added or removed) until registration begins. Students should consult "Class Availability" before they register for the most up-to-date Focus information.

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

    last updated December 24, 2015; report errors to gened@hawaii.edu