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  • Work Groups | William Carey University
    WCUCOM Curriculum Curriculum Revision Development Revision Process Work Groups Curriculum Mapping Pilot Initiatives Clinical Education Resources Technology Canvas Electronic Library Simulation Technology Center WCUCOM Electronic Resources Student Catalog Handbook Statistical Information Faculty Staff Professional Development Faculty development sessions Journal Articles Student Catalog Handbook Research You are here Home Current Students WCUCOM Curriculum Work Groups Student faculty and staff stakeholders from across the region will participate in strategic planning develop approaches to guide curriculum revision planning and identify potential themes within our curriculum External data sources include the COCA Self Study Report and the formal COCA accreditation report Internal data sources include focus groups interviews surveys and content analysis of existing institutional records Work groups will also review successful approaches piloted at other medical schools The ongoing revision process will be led by a core committee charged with ensuring that ongoing attention is paid to continuous curriculum improvement The committee will be responsible for high level visioning of the overarching goals objectives and outcomes of the curriculum with a robust mechanism for continuous monitoring and adjustments of content education practices and outcomes Curriculum revision and development work groups Curriculum Council Council for Quality Assurance Faculty Work Groups and Ad Hoc Committees

    Original URL path: http://www.wmcarey.edu/work-groups (2016-02-16)
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  • Curriculum Mapping | William Carey University
    Revision Process Work Groups Curriculum Mapping Pilot Initiatives Clinical Education Resources Technology Canvas Electronic Library Simulation Technology Center WCUCOM Electronic Resources Student Catalog Handbook Statistical Information Faculty Staff Professional Development Faculty development sessions Journal Articles Student Catalog Handbook Research You are here Home Current Students WCUCOM Curriculum Curriculum Mapping Curriculum mapping software allows the WCUCOM to more easily identify what is being taught in the curriculum by content area topic course session teaching method assessment method and relationship to course and curriculum objectives Goals Provide information needed to insure that we are meeting curriculum objectives Identify gaps and redundancies in curriculum content Meet the needs of COCA reporting requirements Assist faculty in planning and conducting courses by providing information about content that precedes and follows individual courses Support vertical and horizontal integration in the curriculum Provide a guide to the curriculum that may assist students in studying for courses and examinations As we work through the mapping of the current curriculum we will use the information gathered to guide pilot projects during the curriculum revision process Once the implementation begins for the new curriculum we will continue with curriculum mapping as a means to support continuity in curriculum delivery and

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  • Pilot Initiatives | William Carey University
    changes to the existing curriculum to improve learning for current students These changes take the form of pilot projects based on feedback we receive about the current curriculum as well as what we are learning from the development process for the larger scale revision The pilots help us refine our change processes and enhance collaboration within all sectors of the WCUCOM academic community Current and ongoing projects Engage a broad cross section of stakeholders in the curriculum revision and development process Uncover gaps and redundancies in content coverage and make corrections Increase the use of case based teaching and assessment within the curriculum Standardize a minimum number of formative assessments used within each course pilot the approach Align all course and lecture level objectives with the osteopathic core competencies Enhance existing approaches to COMLEX preparation Pilot use of online testing methodologies to move towards COMLEX style testing formats as final exams in preclinical courses Provide Q Banks for use by students and faculty with the aim of aligning course content Continue to promote congruence of clerkship courses across sites Continue to connect curricular assessment to mission plans and objectives of the COM To help students gain understanding of population health and to extend their awareness of global health issues an international rotation elective was added as an additional training opportunity beginning in fall 2013 The COM has a newly formed interdisciplinary Curriculum Council organized in November 2012 to review and evaluate the curriculum Long term and upcoming projects Provide ongoing faculty development to increase use of active learning strategies Explore course groupings that promote student learning of core subject matter and enhance opportunities for the integration of biomedical and clinical science course content Continue to develop horizontal and vertical integration of topics into existing courses across all four years e

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  • Financial Aid - WCUCOM | William Carey University
    Fees Student Catalog Handbook Statistical Information Master of Biomedical Science Degree Program FAQs Current Students WCUCOM Curriculum Curriculum Revision Development Revision Process Work Groups Curriculum Mapping Pilot Initiatives Clinical Education Resources Technology Canvas Electronic Library Simulation Technology Center WCUCOM Electronic Resources Student Catalog Handbook Statistical Information Faculty Staff Professional Development Faculty development sessions Journal Articles Student Catalog Handbook Research You are here Home Prospective Students Financial Aid WCUCOM The office of Financial Aid at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine is here to help with any questions you have concerning the financial aid process Please review the financial aid programs requirements and responsibilities for more information The director of financial aid and other staff members are also available to provide additional information regarding the financial aid program at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine by calling 601 318 6009 or e mailing Corneshia Hicks chicks wmcarey edu COM Financial Aid Specialist College of Osteopathic Medicine Prospective Students Current Students Faculty Staff Research Prospective Students Financial Aid COM How to Apply for Financial Aid General Eligibility Requirements Student Rights Responsibilities Loan Programs Obtaining a Credit Report Tuition Refund Policy COM Tuition Fees What is Osteopathic Medicine WCUCOM Curriculum Student

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  • How to Apply for Financial Aid | William Carey University
    the student s primary responsibility to secure this financing This means that such things as supplying personal documentation supplying family documentation ensuring that he she qualifies for loans by having a favorable credit report and providing monies for prior commitments are the student s obligations All documents requested must be received before financial assistance will be processed Medical education is expensive The average osteopathic physician is approximately 150 000 in debt by the time he she graduates from a college or school of osteopathic medicine During schooling most students are required to live at a modest level The primary obligation for financing a medical education lies with the student the student s parents or the student s spouse The federal and private agencies that make funds available for borrowing do so with the understanding that a student must sacrifice in order to achieve a medical degree Every student that has been accepted by WCUCOM must file the Free Application for Federal Aid FAFSA with the appropriate federal processor to assess aid eligibility The needs analysis system set by the federal government ensures equity of treatment among all applicants The College uses this needs analysis system to determine the amount of need based financial assistance loan amounts and scholarship awards for which a student is eligible Every student must also file a WCUCOM Financial Aid Form Students may file loan applications and check the status of those loans with help from the Financial Aid Office Financial aid as awarded or borrowed under the federal or private programs cannot exceed the WCUCOM standardized budget There is money available for a student s direct educational cost and there is money available to support a student while he or she receives an education but the student must be frugal and a good money manager

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  • General Eligibility Requirements | William Carey University
    Student Catalog Handbook Statistical Information Faculty Staff Professional Development Faculty development sessions Journal Articles Student Catalog Handbook Research You are here Home Prospective Students Financial Aid COM General Eligibility Requirements Financial aid applicants must be accepted for admission to William Carey before financial assistance can be awarded In order to receive financial aid students must maintain Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress toward their degrees and remain in good standing Financial aid may also be withdrawn from students who are penalized by William Carey University for serious breaches of discipline The Financial Aid Office reserves the right to withhold further assistance at the time it becomes evident that a student has abused or is abusing the financial aid programs Students receiving financial aid from sources other than William Carey University must advise the Student Financial Aid Officer of the amount and source of such aid An application for financial aid must be completed annually Financial aid is NOT automatically renewed The COM is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and does not discriminate based on race gender color religion creed national origin age or disabilities in

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  • Student Rights & Responsibilities | William Carey University
    Journal Articles Student Catalog Handbook Research You are here Home Prospective Students Financial Aid COM Student Rights Responsibilities Federal law requires that all students receiving financial assistance from Title IV and Title VII funds maintain satisfactory academic progress WCUCOM policy follows the academic standards that apply to all students receiving financial aid The academic progress of each student is monitored and evaluated at the end of each examination period by the Promotion and Matriculation Committee This committee reviews the records to see if the student has fulfilled all academic requirements and has maintained the standards of ethical moral personal and professional conduct required for continued study of osteopathic medicine A student failing to meet one or more of the standards of progress may be placed on probation While on probation the student may receive financial aid for one enrollment period At the end of that period the student must be in good standing or financial aid eligibility will be denied A student must be in good academic standing at the end of the summer term of the second year in order to receive financial aid while on clinical rotations Financial aid will be withheld until the student is in good

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  • Loan Programs | William Carey University
    student may not be eligible for the full amount based on his her federal needs analysis and the WCUCOM standardized budget The amount a student can borrow is based on the cost of his her education and potential personal contributions not on the student s desire for capital The Subsidized Stafford Loan is a low interest program and the government pays the interest while the student borrower is in school It is the loan of first choice The Unsubsidized Stafford accrues interest from disbursement date Borrowers must consider the repayment implications and avoid excessive borrowing WCUCOM has a federally mandated obligation to keep a student s indebtedness to a minimum A student will frequently receive counseling through the Office of Financial Aid many times while in school about the nature of his or her debt and the projected payment schedule Borrowing money from these programs is a privilege not a right regulations controlling these programs change periodically Students must remember that a loan is not a gift or grant it must be repaid Student loans are only to be used for related educational expenses and personal living expenses Default is the failure of a borrower to make an installment payment when due or to meet other terms of the promissory note If this happens it is reasonable to conclude that the borrower no longer intends to honor the obligation to repay Defaulted loans are reported to national credit agencies thus affecting credit ratings and future ability to borrow money Over borrowing can cause defaulting on a student loan This is why educational debt management is essential WCUCOM encourages students to learn some basic budgeting techniques to learn to cut costs and possibly to learn to live with less If a student s loan goes into default the University the organization

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