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Policy and Procedure for Staff/Student Experience in Pioneer Schools

Policy Purpose:

The following policy and procedures address those YWAMers registered for a degree programme, who led or staffed a pioneering school and/or school field assignment without firsthaving been a student in that school. Credit is based on the documentation of past schools and awritten report incorporated into a Special Topics Course 390 and/or Special Topics Field Project393.

Policy Statement:

A YWAMer registered for a degree programme, who led or staffed a pioneering school without first having been a student in that school, may receive up to a maximum of 24 credits as follows: 12 under 390 Special Topics; 12 under 393 Special Topics Field Project. Where applicable, an additional 12 credits can be obtained under CCM 790 Missions Leadership Experience. Note: Credits for the CCM 790 course are non-transferable and will only be posted on the transcript if it is the final course required for the U of N degree.

XXX 390 Special Topics Course: 1 - 12 Credits

An opportunity for a student to document, in consultation with a U of N College/Faculty Advisor and approval of the International College/Faculty Dean, a pioneering course lecture phase which they led or staffed without first having been a student in that course. Requirements for credit normally include in depth documentation based on approved course content, and a final satisfactory written report. Prerequisite IDS 701/702 or 703/704.

XXX 393 Special Topics Field Project: 1 - 12 Credits

An opportunity for a student to document, in consultation with a U of N College/Faculty Advisor and approval of the International College/Faculty Dean , a pioneering course outreach/internship phase which they led or staffed without first having been a student in that course. Requirements for credit normally include in depth documentation based on approved course content, and a final satisfactory written report. Prerequisite (XXX) 390 or approval of InternationalCollege/Faculty Dean.

Procedure:

The following lists the procedure and requirements for previous staff/student lecture phase credit under 390 Special Topics Course and 393 Special Topics Field Project: 12 credits maximum allowed per course.

  1. Contact the appropriate U of N College/Faculty Advisor.
  2. Payment of the student registration fee of $25 per course.
  3. Document the Special Topics Course on a "Historical Course Documentation Form".
  4. A written report, which demonstrates the knowledge of the subject agreed upon and the ability to apply that knowledge in a practical way. The report format will be provided by the College/Faculty Advisor.

XXX 390 & 393 Policy and Procedures; App'd: ILT, Manaus, Nov. 1993; Rev'd: ILT, 2004; Printed July 12, 2005Page 1 of 22005 U of N Reference Guide. Copyright © 1995 by YWAM/U of N; revised 1997, 2000, 2005. All Rights Reserved.