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Workload Protocols Under Semesters

INSTRUCTIONAL CONTACT HOUR LIMITS AND PROTOCOLS  2001-2003

With revisions approved November 1, 2002, November 20, 2003, and May 23, 2006

Contact Hour Limits for CEHSP
Program/Area
Individual
Department/Program/Area
Acad Yr CH Eligibility*
Sem CH Eligibility
Comm Sci & Disorders - Academic
23
20
8.93
4.46
Comm Sci & Disorders - Clinical
46
40
13.39
6.69
Education
23
20
8.93
4.46
HPER
23
20
8.93
4.46
Psychology
21
19
8.48
4.24
Social Work
20
18
8.03
4.02

*department contact hour limit X 1.5 X 35% X 85% = contact hours to determine UEA eligibility for teaching and service appointments. Contact hours must be greater than what's calculated (greater than 35%) in order to be UEA eligible.
9/1/05

Protocols - CEHSP

  • Lecture:  a fifty-minute class period shall constitute one Contact Hour (CH).
  • Team Teaching:  In instances where two instructors are assigned to one class; e.g., PEP 3970 Supervised Teaching: College, 1 cr, the Contact Hours associated with the class are split equally between the two instructors.
  • Independent Study is eligible for Contact Hour assignment using the following formula:  0.2 per student credit hour (SCH) up to 4 CH per semester.  UROP projects will count as 0.34 CH per project.  Independent Study and UROP projects can be used to raise CH to full load but cannot be used to warrant overload pay.
  • MEd Committee Chair:  The Chair will receive 0.2 x SCH when student enrolls in EHS 5990.
  • Internships and Externships (Undergraduate):  Shall use the formula 0.13 for each student enrolled, not to exceed 4 CH per semester.  Exceptions are noted in department specific protocols.
  • Shared Teaching:  where two or more instructors are in the room at the same time, shall have up to 150% CH.  Courses taught in this fashion need to receive prior permission from the Dean.
  • Doctoral advising: 1 CH per year for 2 years when a faculty member is appointed as advisor/committee-chair for an Ed.D. student.

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS SPECIFIC

Academic Faculty

  • CSD 8099 - Plan B project - each faculty member shall receive 1 CH per Plan B project.
  • Clinical Internships - CSD 8297, CSD 8097, CSD 4197, CSD 4297 - 1 CH per client or client group per semester, maximum of 3.0 CH and average of three clients or client groups per semester.
  • Externship - CSD 8197 - 0.45 CH for each student supervised.

Clinical Faculty (supervision only; no course preparation, maintenance, grading, etc. that would require attention when classes are not in session.)

  • Clinic Director - 3 CH per semester, 6 per year.
  • Clinical Internships - CSD 4197, CSD 4297CSD 8097, CSD 8297 - 1 CH per client or client group per semester.

EDUCATION SPECIFIC

  • For most courses, one credit of assigned teaching equals one CH.  Exceptions to this rule will be described below.
  • Supervision of one student teacher is assigned 0.67 CH to accommodate the time required to implement clinical supervision.  For a student teacher placed more than 40 miles from UMD (or the Twin Cities), 1.00 CH will be assigned to accommodate travel time.  For supervision of a student teacher who has failed student teaching once and is attempting a second student teaching experience, 1.34 CH is assigned to accommodate the additional time and assistance which the supervisor must provide.  For students who must repeat student teaching, the following applies:
    • 1.34 CH if the student is placed within 40 miles of UMD or the Twin Cities;
    • 2.0 CH if the student is placed beyond 40 miles from UMD or the Twin Cities.
  • Student Teaching classes are:
    • SpEd 4600, 5600; EdSe 4600; Educ 4650; ElEd 4600; ECh 4600; ElEd 4650.
  • Educ 5600 and ElEd 3425 are considered Internships and shall use the formula 0.13 x # of students.
  • For courses which include a practicum component, the instructor shall receive 1 additional CH beyond the number of credits for the course, if the course enrollment is 10 or larger. Courses with Practicum are listed below:
    • ECh 3010, 3020, 3030, 3050;; EdSe 3205, 3206; ElEd 1010, 3325, 3355, 4344, 4366.

HPER SPECIFIC

  • A laboratory component of any course will receive CH equal to clock hours scheduled. 
  • PEP 5991 follows the CEHSP internship rule.
  • The following 1 credit PE courses are activity courses.  One CH per section.
    • PE 1200, 1220, 1300, 1302, 1304, 1400, 1402, 1410, 1414, 1500, 1502, 1504, 1506, 1507, 1508, 1510, 1511, 1512, 1530, 1600, 1601, 1612, 1613, 1614, 1616, 1620, 1702, 1706, 1708, 1710.
  • The following 1 credit methods classes shall count as 2 CH. 
    • PEP: 1010, 1020, 1400, 1504, 1507, 1700, 1710, 3501, 3505, 3506, 3508, 3509, 3520.
  • The following 2 credit methods clases shall count as 3 CH:
    • PEP 1310, 1600, 3507, 3126.
  • The following 2 credit outdoor recreation classes shall count as 3 CH:
    • REC 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204.
  • The following 3 credit outdoor recreation classes shall count as 4 CH:
    • EnEd 4343, 4410; REC 2300.
  • The following 2-credit athletic training clinical courses shall count as 3 CH:
    • ESAT 2697, 2698, 3697, 3698, 4697, 4898
  • The following are American Red Cross methods classes:
    • PE 2240 shall equal 2 CH; PE 2244 shall equal 3 CH.
  • CC 3997 is a practicum.  The formula for computing is 0.1 multiplied by the number of students enrolled.  This course cannot be used for overload. 
  • PEP 4997 is a Practicum.  The formula for computing CH is 0.2 multiplied by the number of students enrolled.  This course can be used for overload. 
  • PEP 4996, Rec 4996, and Hlth 4996 are internships.  The formula for computing CH is 0.25 x number of students enrolled.  

PSYCHOLOGY SPECIFIC

  • The following courses are independent study courses and follow the formula 0.2 x SCH up to a maximum of 4 CH per semester (not to be used in overload pay): PSY 3991, 3994, 3995, 3997, 3998, 3999, 5990.
  • Experimental lab courses shall count 1 CH for each 1 hour lab section (3021 & 3022).
  • The Graduate Practicum counts as follows:  Psy 8101 Practicum: Developmental Outreach (5 cr. - 1 CH per student); Psy 8297, 8497, 8697, 8897 Internship II: Individual (3cr - 0.6 per student); Psy 8197, 8397, 8597, 8797 Internship I: Group (3 cr - 0.6 per student)
  • Psy 3996 is an internship and shall follow this formula:  0.25 x # of students.
  • Plan B: Psy 5061, 5062 Research Problems (.2 x SCH)

SOCIAL WORK SPECIFIC

  • Field I (SW 8801) and Field II (SW 8802) will count as 3 CH each semester when taught sequentially through the year.  Field II (SW 8802) taught as a block during spring only will count as 2.5 CH.
  • Fourteen (14) CH per year for Plan B supervision shall be distributed over eligible Social Work faculty. 
  • Intro to Research (SW 8101) and Advanced Research (SW 8102) will count 2 CH each.  Project Seminar I (SW 8103) will count for one CH.  Project Seminar II (SW 8104) contact hours are part of the contact hours awarded for Plan B supervision.