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First-Year Faculty Orientation and Mentorship Program

The First Year Faculty Orientation and Mentorship Program builds an incoming class cohort, fosters a sense of campus community, and promotes a unified framework for success during a faculty member’s first year of service to the institution. For more information, please contact Interim Assistant Provost Lori Buchanan.

Spring 2015

  • Feb 13: Assessing for Improved Teaching
  • Feb 27: Developing a Scholarly or Creative Activity Plan
  • Mar 20: Developing a Service Plan
  • Apr 10: E^3 Initiative, RASI, & TBR Course Redesign
  • Apr 24: GOVS ROW & Academic Advising

Fall 2014

  • Aug 12: Teaching to APSU Student Demographics
  • Aug 19: D2L for On-Ground Courses
  • Sept 26: Classroom Management
  • Oct 10: Working with Students of Concern
  • Oct 24: E-Dossiers
  • Nov 7: Interpreting Evaluations and Developing a Teaching Plan

Prior to Fall 2014, CTL staff provided a series of workshops related to advising and teaching as a part of New Faculty Orientation.

Spring 2014 topics:

  • Advising as Teaching
  • Advising Resources and Tools
  • Collecting Course Data to Make Effective Changes

Fall 2013 topics:

  • Teaching Students with At-Risk Characteristics
  • Quality Enhancement Plan

Spring 2013 topics:

Fall 2012 topics:

  • Course Design and Assessment
  • Effective Advising Practices, Part I: Theories and Case Studies

Spring 2012 topics:

  • Intrusive Advising
  • Preventing Academic Dishonesty
  • Advising as Teaching
  • Clicker Pedagogy
  • Degree Compass
  • Learning Styles

Fall 2011 topics:

Spring 2011 topics: