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New Faculty Orientation Program

Redesigned for the Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 academic year, the First-Year Faculty Orientation and Mentorship Program connects new faculty to their departments and each other for success during their first academic year. For more information, please contact Interim Assistant Provost Lori Buchanan.

Spring 2015

  • Feb 6: Assessing for Improved Teaching
  • Feb 27: Developing a Scholarly or Creative Activity Plan
  • Mar 20: Developing a Service Plan
  • Apr 10: The E^3 Initiative, RASI, & TBR Course Redesign
  • Apr 24: GOVS ROW & Academic Advising

Fall 2014

  • Aug 12: Teaching to Diverse 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:

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