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Announcements

Spring 2015 Focus forms are now available. (See below.)

 

     Priority Deadline: Friday, September 19, 2014

          Late Deadline: Friday, October 17, 2014

 

An updated Focus status list with the status of instructors' Focus approvals (active or expired) will be available shortly.

SPRING 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.

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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.

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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.   

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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 FALL 2014 Focus form (required for newly assigned instructors of Fall 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 August 18, 2014; report errors to gened@hawaii.edu