Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell
Classrooms are mainly located in the SSG Glenn H. English Jr. Army Education Center (AEC) at Building 202 Bastogne Ave. and the Austin Peay Education Facility (APC@FC) at Building 203, Bastogne Ave., although some technical courses may be offered in other buildings on post. Faculty offices are located in either the Army Education Center or in the Austin Peay Education Facility. Faculty from main campus and adjuncts do not have offices on the Fort Campbell site, but there are several offices in Bldg. 202 that are available for adjunct faculty on a daily basis. Classroom assignments are posted on the APSU bulletin boards and TVs in Bldgs. 202 and 203 on the first day of classes.
Adjunct and main campus instructors are assigned mailboxes next to the Austin Peay offices in the Army Education Center. Full-time Fort Campbell Center faculty have mailboxes in AP Building 203 and the Army Education Center. Faculty should check mailboxes at least once per week for important announcements.
Classes are 7 ½ weeks in length and usually meet twice per week, either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, for 2-1/2 hours per session for 15 class meetings. Class times are 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. to 10
- A class roll must be retrieved from BANNER Self Service and is to be used to record attendance during the It is the instructor’s responsibility to contact the APC@FC office if there are any discrepancies such as students not listed. The telephone number is 221-1400 and office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
A record of student attendance is required by the Army Education Division. Instructors shall keep attendance records for all students. There are drop boxes available for courses and student forms. Attendance reporting is mandatory.
Every course offered has a section number, such as AT 2000/W1. Class rolls will have this information listed, and all students enrolled will be listed on the rolls. Students not listed on the roll or who have been dropped from the course should report to the Student Information Window in the APC@FC or telephone 221-1400 to determine why they are not on the class roster.
At the end of the semester, students will have the opportunity to complete a course evaluation with limited exception for independent studies and other courses with one enrollee. Web-based evaluations are to be completed while the instructor is out of the classroom and may be completed in the classroom or at the students’ convenience. Any course for which evaluations are completed, must be included within a faculty member’s e-dossier for retention, tenure and promotion actions.
A copier is available for instructors from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), 2nd floor, of the Army Education Center. The LRC is closed on Saturday. The copier in the faculty work-room of Bld. 203 is available 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Fridays. For Saturday classes, the Bldg. 203 copier will also be available. Each instructor will have access to a four-digit departmental copier code. For assistance with using the copier or other technical problems, go to the Austin Peay Office in Room 140 of the Army Education Center.
The majority of the classrooms in Bldgs. 202 and 203 are equipped with self-contained multimedia systems that include a podium, video projector or large screen display monitor, computer, SmartBoard, VCR/DVD and document camera.
Instructors’ departments are responsible for personnel paperwork, such as payroll information, etc. The administrative staff is available to assist with questions and/or problems related to payroll. Payment for teaching services will occur no later than 30 days after the final day of classes.
The Felix Woodward Library on the main campus and the R. F. Sink Library on Fort Campbell are available to faculty, staff and students. Books may be borrowed and returned at either library. Instructors may borrow a book at one library and return it to the other; a courier makes deliveries daily between the two libraries. Both locations will make photocopies of articles and will hold reserve books for the students. Books not available at either of these locations may be obtained through the Interlibrary reservation system within four days. Books can also be picked up or dropped off in Bldg. 203 at the information window.
The food and drink policy of the Army Education Center states that no food or drink is allowed in any classroom equipped with computers. For standard classrooms, drinks may be taken into the classroom only if they are in a spill-proof container, such as a bottle with a screw-on top. Food – including chips, cookies and other snacks – is not allowed in the AEC classrooms. Those instructors teaching classes in the Austin Peay facility, Bldg. 203, may allow food and drink in the classroom at their discretion, but must ensure students properly dispose of all trash.
The Learning Resource Center (open computer lab) in the Army Education Center is available to all students from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturday. Instructors will not take their classes into the LRC for instructional purposes.