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Timeline for Instructor Success

6 months prior to event:

  • Submit course proposal for consideration.
  • Work with course coordinator to refine proposal as needed, based on feedback from SPIE technical staff.

4 months prior to event:

  • Receive formal invitation and Instructor Agreement from SPIE.
  • Confirm course schedule with Course Coordinator.
  • Report non-standard AV equipment requests.

3 months prior to event:

  • Check Advance Program (on spie.org) for course description accuracy. (Date, time, description of content, instructor biography, etc.)
  • Request any needed audiovisual equipment on Instructor Agreement.

No later than 1 month prior to event:

  • Submit course note master to the Course Materials Coordinator. SPIE requires the signed contract in hand prior to issuing honoraria.
  • Submit a brief quiz for the course to assess attainment of learning outcomes.

Upon arrival at the event:

  • Pick up your badge and event materials in the onsite Registration area. As an instructor, you will be automatically registered for the event.
  • Check in at the Course Materials desk to learn the location of your course, receive a list of your pre-registered students, and review a copy of your Course Notes for accuracy.
  • Arrive at the course room at least 30 minutes prior to the course start to allow adequate time for setup.
  • Present course and allow structured time for students to complete evaluations and quizzes.

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