High School Faculty/Staff — Overview
Dual Credit allows high school students the opportunity to enroll in college level courses while continuing their high school courses and activities. While many course enrollment and credit options are available to high school students, this page primarily addresses Idaho State University approved academic courses offered on the high school campus taught by a high school instructor.
Idaho State University Approved Courses Taught on the High School Campus
Dual Credit classes are college level courses offered to high school students for both high school and college credit. Courses are offered on the high school campus and are taught by a high school instructor as approved ISU adjunct or affiliate faculty.
Course requirements and curriculum for an Idaho State University class taught on the high school campus is the same as curriculum for the class taught on the university campus. Instructor qualifications, syllabi, assignments, textbooks, exams and grading requirements are also equivalent.
Individual high schools work with Idaho State University to determine which courses will be offered on their high school campus.
- Instructors have opportunities to build relationships with Idaho State University department faculty members.
- Instructors may explore networking possibilities with other adjunct instructors teaching on the high school campus.
- Access to ISU facilities such as libraries, computer labs, computer accounts, and possibly lab or other classroom resources.
- Adjunct instructors are eligible to receive limited ISU instructor privileges.
TO SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS:
- Offering college level courses may help satisfy student and parent expectations for advanced curriculum opportunities.
- Professional development opportunities are available for high school instructors.
- Schools and districts can benefit from partnering with a leading research and teaching university such as ISU.