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Equivalency training quiz

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The academic senate for california community colleges (asccc) regularly updates the “Minimum Qualifications for California Community Colleges” every two years.  This document provides the minimum educational preparation, types of degrees that are acceptable preparation, and years of experience in the field (if applicable) required to teach in California’s recognized discipline areas.
 

 2. 

It is the applicants responsibility to create a course work chart of relevant courses to justify the request for equivalency.  It is the department chairs responsibility to verify the course work from the transcripts is entered on to the chart correctly.
 

 3. 


Determination of equivalency is a faculty responsibility. Only faculty in the discipline in question possess the academic expertise needed to determine qualifications in that discipline.
 

 4. 

The vwin德赢娱乐官网入口 equivalency committee ensures that discipline selection committees follow the equivalency process consistently and fairly. The academic senate equivalency committees consist of the academic senate president, past academic senate president, human resources specialist, and faculty affairs chair
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 5. 

Which of the following is NOT one of the documented ways in which to establish equivalency?
a.
course work
c.
work experience
b.
letter from a previous boss
d.
eminence in the field
 

 6. 

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
a.
The Academic Senate does not  supported the basic principals for granting equivalency:
c.
The applicant must provide evidence of attaining coursework or experience equal to the general education component of a regular associate or bachelor’s degree.

b.
Equivalent to the minimum qualifications means equal to the minimum qualifications, not nearly equal.
d.
The applicant must provide evidence of attaining the skills and knowledge provided by specialized course work required for a master’s degree (for disciplines on the Master’s List) or requisite experience or coursework (for disciplines on the Non-Master’s List).
 

 7. 

Which of the following is NOT relevant documentation to include in an equivalency request?
a.
the educational preparation on which you base this claim for the general education requirement of this degree
d.
describe in detail work experience that establishes equivalency to the minimum qualifications. If  work products or other items cannot be submitted, provide detailed information from an objective source about the nature of this work product or experience
b.
list of courses to establish equivalency, official transcript, and copies of the appropriate pages from the college catalog.
e.
paystubs
c.
if publications or other work products are used to verify equivalency, submit them if possible
 

 8. 

The department chair’s responsibilities during the equivalency process include all of the following EXCEPT;
a.
review the applicants course work document for accuracy
d.
fill out the request for equivalency form attach course work documentation and transcripts
b.
compare the state MQ’s, and department’s equivalency statement to the applicants documentation (if the department has an equivalency statement, it will be located on the S drive, everyone, in the faculty hiring tab, if the department doesn’t have an equivalency statement, then the department must use the state MQ’s or the district equivalency policy).
e.
submit all documents to the Curriculum Instruction Committee
c.
fill out the request for equivalency form
 

 9. 

When  the department chair fills out the request for equivalency form, what information needs to be entered
a.
copy and paste the state minimum qualifiacations from the online asccc minimum qualifications document
e.
type in relevant work experience in the discipline
b.
copy and paste the departments equivalency statement located on the S drive in the faculty hiring file (if the department has one on record)
f.
type of degree and the exact degree title granted
c.
district equivalency policy (already included on the form
g.
any additional qualifications
d.
attach the course work chart indicating relevant course work completed in the area
h.
all of the above
 

 10. 

When reviewing an applicants transcripts, it is important to identify which of the following
a.
whether the institution is on semester, quarter, or semester course credit system (other system types are possible)
c.
how that institution grants units for individual courses
b.
the relationship between the institutions units values in comparison to a semester system unit values
d.
all of the above
 



 
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