Virtual Course Facilitator Instructor - Neurological Bases of Communication CD680

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Virtual Course Facilitator Instructor - Neurological Bases of Communication CD680
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Speech@Emerson is actively seeking certified Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) who will serve as a virtual Course Facilitator, instructor, for our Neurological Bases of Communication (CD680).

The Neurological Bases of Communication course outlines the anatomy and functional neurophysiology of human communication and provides an overview of neurodevelopmental processes and disorders. Although the course presents the organization of the human nervous system, emphasis the relationship of this organization to the various communicative, cognitive, linguistic, sensory, and motor processes central to human communication and to the treatment of its disorders.
The Speech@Emerson curriculum involves both synchronous live sessions via computer and asynchronous content that students work on during the week. Courses have been developed by Emerson faculty. Course Facilitators function as the instructor of record for individual sections of each course and lead weekly 90-minute class sessions for approximately 10-17 students via Zoom. Course Facilitators are supported by Convenors who are familiar with the course and provide guidance on learning goals, grading, or classroom management. The course Convenor and all Facilitators are in regular communication to ensure parity and equity of the student experience across class sections..

Speech@Emerson Course Facilitators are responsible for:
  • Teaching assigned course(s )and/or duties as specified in the schedule and assignment contract.
  • Acquiring texts and/or instructional materials for the class
  • Following lesson plans and guiding students through activities and assignments related to course content.
  • Clarifying and enforcing course expectations, learning objectives, deadlines, and all other course requirements, including applying all grading rubrics.
  • Being available for student consultation through virtual office hours, scheduled appointments, by zoom and/or email.
  • Maintaining records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and grades, submitting class rosters and grades online by the deadlines established by the College.

The Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) Master's program, Speech@Emerson, combines online and in-person learning for aspiring speech-language pathologists across the US. Our program prepares students to become Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) capable of working in any setting, with a variety of disorders, across the lifespan. To gain a broader understanding of our program, modality, and Course Facilitator role please view our Speech@Emerson Overview.

Emerson College, the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts, is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, curriculum, and the college's intellectual and geographic communities. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) seeks Speech-Language Pathologists who brings innovation, creativity, and impact to our student body, and who brings a greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our educational and programmatic experiences.

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