UMHB

Learning Covenant

The Role of the Student

We accept our role in a learner-centered community and commit to cultivating the virtues of a lifelong learner.

WE BELIEVE THAT:

  • Learning is primary at UMHB
  • We can and should improve as students
  • Our academic success is dependent upon our effort
  • We should enthusiastically embrace the instructional methods and approaches chosen by our professors

The Role of the Faculty

We recognize that our role is twofold: (1) being highly knowledgeable in our field and (2) being dedicated to implementing instruction that promotes successful student learning.

WE BELIVE THAT:

  • Teaching is primary at UMHB
  • How we teach impacts student learning
  • We can and should improve as professionals
  • We should use instructional methods and approaches recognized as best practices in our disciplines

The Role of the Administration

We recognize that our role is to create and promote an environment in which excellent teaching and optimal student learning can occur.

WE BELIEVE THAT:

  • Teaching and learning are primary at UMHB
  • Administrative decisions make a difference in the learning environment
  • We can and should improve the environment for learning
  • It is our responsibility to provide the resources and rewards necessary to fulfill the Learning Covenant