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Toolkit for Training Faculty to Best Serve Student Veterans


Toolkit for Training Faculty to Best Serve Student Veterans

*SINGLE PAGE/FAST USE instant guide to all 74 tips and 68 scenarios of the toolkit*(PDF)

Table of Contents  (1 page, pdf)
How to Use toolkit    (3 pages, pdf)

A)INTRODUCTION to _Student_vets_At-A-Glance (12 pgs, pdf)

1)First class, First office hour (prep syllabus, tone, common situations)  (11pgs)
.      Actual syllabus w/section for Student Veterans/Active Military

2)Teaching Spaces (3 pages, pdf)

3)In-Class Behavior (4 pages, pdf)

4)Non-Visible Issues: PTSD, Crisis, Transition  (8 pages, pdf)

5)Time Management & Schedules  (5 pages, pdf)

6)Assignments, Classwork, Groups & Feedback (9 pages, pdf)

7)Writing, Readings, Presentations (Reflection in the classroom)  (8 pages, pdf)

8)Grades, Intervention, Tutoring  (3 pages, pdf)

9)Leveraging resources, allies + faculty role in in-processing (5 pages, pdf)

10)Faculty roles in ‘Separations’ (end of class, convocations, graduations) (4 pages, pdf)

11) Appendix: ALL 74 TIP titles + ALL 68 Scenarios AT-A-GLANCE
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Do you want the source (.docx) files for each chapter, to modify/localize for your college?

1)Distributed under creative commons license
2)Here are the .docx source files in packed/compressed format (RAR)
3)Virus check before un-Raring!
4)Modify away, and share your version with it’s creative common type license (make sure to list your name, version, institution, and an abstract of what you changed!)  Email all this information with LINK or attached .zip/RAR file of all your PDF to 

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SYLLABUS SECTION ready to go/ready to add to ANY college course to make it VETERAN FRIENDLY (.doc x) [just open in  WORD and put in YOUR college’s information]

Actual/real syllabus INCLUDING the VETERAN FRIENDLY section 
(For ENG102 course/Jan 2015)  (.docx)

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