Here are some frequently asked questions students and prospective students have about Marygrove's online professional development for teachers courses.
Q. What is your refund/cancel policy?
A. Students will get a 100% refund if we are notified within two weeks (14 days) of registration. No refunds will be issued if you withdraw or cancel two weeks after the start date.
Q. I prefer to use my PO box address. Why are you requiring a street address?
A. We use UPS for our shipments and they do not deliver to PO box addresses.
Q. What if I am currently using Teachscape as part of a Professional Development program?
A. Your graduate account is added to your existing account so you maintain a single login name and password.
Q. What should I expect after I turn in my assignments?
A. You will receive a transcript mailed to your address of record within 4 - 6 weeks of receipt of the coursework. No grade report will be mailed.
Q. I didn’t finish my work within the allowed period, what are my options?
A. You must request an extension to complete the course work. This must be done prior to the end of the course. Download and complete the course extension form. The late submission fee is $100. Mail to the Program Coordinator at Marygrove College. Extension requests received without payment will not be processed.
Q. When will I be notified of my grade?
A. Allow 4 - 6 weeks after you submit your coursework.
Q. If I have questions about my grade, who do I contact?
A. You can e-mail the program coordinator with your question. The evaluator assigned to your course will contact you directly via email to resolve any questions.
Q. How much time do I have to complete a course?
A. You have up to one year to complete the course. You may work on the sessions at your own pace. We have provided you with recommended timelines for completing the work, but the only requirement is that all work is completed and submitted within one year of initial registration.
Here are suggested guidelines with time expectations:
Q. How will my assignments be evaluated?
A. Each assignment will be assessed against the rubrics provided. For each assignment, we have provided rubrics that outline what we are looking for in a well thought out and reflective response. You will find the rubric in the syllabus of your course.
Q. When do they start and when do they end?
A. Your start date will be determined at the time of registration. Normally, classes start every two weeks. You will receive an email informing you of your start date. You have up to one year from your start date to complete the course.
Q. How long do I have to complete the course?
A. One year.
Q. Can I withdraw from my course?
Q. How do I request an official transcript?
A. To receive an official transcript, you must write or fax the Registrar at Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221 or fax to (313) 927-1462. All transcript requests must be signed by you. There is no charge for transcripts. You must include your name, the last four digits of your SSN and the complete address where you want the transcript sent.
Storybird uses digital storytelling to engage reluctant writers
Storytelling is an important human activity. Stories give shape to...Read more...
Free, 11-minute crash course from two self-proclaimed “Nerdfighters.”
It’s been truly exciting to watch the career arc of...Read more...
10 Summer Reading Activities for Struggling Readers
Lately our blog topics have been targeting parents and there’s...Read more...
5 tips for a successful end-of-year transition
For many students, beginning a new school year can be...Read more...
10 things parents can say to struggling readers
When we truly love something, it becomes a visceral experience:...Read more...
"You're Doing What!?”: Using Twitter in the kindergarten classroom
"You're doing WHAT with your kindergarteners!?" Usually this is the...Read more...