Islamic Studies instructors from participating schools will teach all courses to their students. These instructors
must be approved by Mishkah’s Academic Department and meet the following requirements:
1. Instructors must have a strong foundational knowledge of Islamic Studies.
2. Instructors must have a minimum of two years’ experience teaching Islamic Studies in high school.
3. It is highly recommended that Instructors continue their Islamic Studies education by enrolling in a
Bachelor or Master’s program in Islamic Studies within one year of starting the program.
4. Instructors must use Mishkah’s curriculum to teach the courses.
5. Instructors must attend a number of free professional development hours with Mishkah prior to teaching
6. Instructors must submit a copy of their CV for review to Mishkah’s administrative team
(email@example.com). An interview will then be conducted to discuss the instructors’ qualifications
and readiness to teach Mishkah’s curriculum.
7. Instructors from a participating school may elect to be enrolled for free to audit courses they may be
teaching during the year as long as the course is available during the projected semester.
Class Attendance and Examination Process:
- Thirty six hours of class time are needed for each course to meet the required credit hours per semester.
- All students must be fully registered and keep regular attendance. The instructor is expected to maintain a regular attendance records to meet the required credit hours.
- Students will be provided with the course syllabus at the beginning of the year. Students are required to participate in all the work assigned in the class, quizzes, projects, and discussion work as assigned by the onsite instructor.
- The final examination at the end of each semester follows the procedures and policy set by Mishkah University as follows:
- Students must score 70% or more on their Mishkah exam to receive Mishkah credit for the course. This is while maintaining a 2.5 overall GPA to remain eligible for the program.
- The students must be proctored by the administration and must be under the teacher`s supervision while they are taking Mishkah final exam.
- A time sheet is required with all the dates and times of testing (9th -12th) for the whole year according to your school schedule from the beginning of the school year.
- The final grade attributed by Mishkah will consist of the average of classroom assessments (60%) and the final exam (40%).
- A student who does not receive 70% or more on their Mishkah exam will have the option to retake the exam once again for free.
- Students must pay a $50 examination fee to take the final exams in any particular semester and receive credit. Students will be notified of the date when they will need to log into the Mishkah Student Information System and take the exam.
- Students have one attempt to take the final exam on Orbund. If they cannot take the final exam due to any emergency or out of control circumstances, the school coordinator must request permission from Mishkah Admin for a second attempt in writing.
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