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Dossier Hui Resources: 2014

Guidelines, tips, and more to help WCC faculty with preparing their applications for contract renewal, promotion, tenure and 5-year review.

Workshop #1 – Overview

Prepare for Success: Know the review process, your audience and evaluation criteria to optimize your message

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
3:00-4:00 in Hale `Ākoakoa Rm 201


  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Guidelines review and timeline
  3. Writing objectives and audience
  4. Homework for workshop #2
  5. Set the 2014 calendar to meet deadlines

Workshop #2 – Content & Organization, Pt. I

Content and Organization: Create a simple framework to present facts, evidence and self-reflection

Wednesday, June 4, 3:00-4:30 in Hale Kuhina, 115

Guest mentor: Heipua Kaopua

What to Bring:

  1. A quote from a student, colleague, or peer (we’ll practice the "Oreo Technique")
  2. Any mind map you have created
  3. Materials you plan to include in your appendices


  • Heipua recommends the Wilson Jones View Tabs 5- or 8- pack for organizing your dossier and appendices. She found them at the Kalihi Office Depot for $5. 
  • Deacon recommends a collection of short video tutorials on setting up your Table of Contents in MS Word. Description: "Prepare document headings so that Word will generate the TOC automatically, and customize the look and settings for the TOC."
  • Heipua shared:

Notes: View Jamie's notes from the workshop. (For privacy, this is password protected. Tara can provide the password upon request). 

Workshop #3 – Content & Organization, Pt. II

Content and Organization: Create a simple framework to present facts, evidence and self-reflection

Wednesday, June 18, 3:00-4:30 in Hale Kuhina, 115

Guest mentors: Emi and Mariko 

What to Bring

  1. Your laptop


Workshop #4 – Philosophy & Students

Philosophy and Students: Describe how your students benefit from and shape your approach to teaching

Wednesday, July 2, 3:00-4:30 in Hale Kuhina, 115 

Guest mentors: Tara and Jamie

What to Bring:

  1. Bring your philosophy statement, if you have one (a rough draft is fine)
  2. A laptop (or other favorite writing implement)

Workshop #5 – Primary Duties

Primary Duties: Emphasize your success when describing what you do and how you do it

Wednesday, July 16, 3:00-4:30 in Hale Kuhina, 115 

Guest mentor: Michael Tom

 What to Bring:

  1. Your job description
  2. Your mindmap
  3. Your laptop

Workshop #6 - Contributions

Contributions: Convey the benefits of your professional development, innovations and service

Wednesday, August 6, 3:00-4:30 in Hale Kuhina 115

Guest mentor: Jamie Boyd

 What to Bring:

  1. A descriptive list of courses, workshops, trainings, conferences you have attended since the last time you submitted a dossier
  2. A descriptive list of the committees on which you have served in that time
  3. A descriptive list of you volunteer work, awards, publications, and other accomplishments
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