Teaching this fall? You should know . . .
Teaching this fall? You should know …
the faculty regulates examinations and assignments for all subjects.
Check the Web at web.mit.edu/faculty/termregs for the complete regulations.
Questions: Contact Faculty Chair Sam Allen at x3-6939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
No required classes, examinations, exercises, or assignments of any kind may be scheduled after the last regularly scheduled class in a subject, except for final examinations scheduled through the Schedules Office.
First and Third Week of the Term
By the end of the first week of classes, you must provide a clear and complete description of:
• required work, including the number and kinds of assignments;
• an approximate schedule of tests and due dates for major projects;
• whether or not there will be a final examination;
• grading criteria; and
• a clear presentation of your expectations about working alone or working with other students.
By the end of the third week, you must provide a precise schedule of tests and major assignments.
For all Undergraduate Subjects, Tests Outside Scheduled Class Times:
• may begin no earlier than 7:30 p.m., when held in the evening;
• may not be held on Monday evenings;
• may not exceed two hours in length; and
• must be scheduled through the Schedules Office.
No Testing During the Last Week of Classes
Tests after Friday, December 9, 2011 must be scheduled in the Finals Period.
Collaboration Policy and Expectations for Academic Conduct
Due to varying faculty attitudes towards collaboration and diverse cultural values and priorities regarding academic honesty, students are often confused about expectations regarding permissible academic conduct. It is important to clarify, in writing, expectations regarding collaboration and academic conduct at the beginning of each semester. This could include a reference tothe MIT Academic Integrity Handbook web.mit.edu/academicintegrity/.