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September 1 faculty orientation session schedule.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016

Dear Colleagues, please find below the draft schedule for our faculty orientation morning on September 1.

FACULTY ORIENTATION facilitated by Patrick Kamau

8.30am – Gathering and coffee.

9.00am – Greetings from Board Chair Mike Wade.

9.10am – What’s new in the library? – Dan Mirau

9.30am – What’s new in Student Life and Learning? – Barb van Ingen

9.50am – What’s new in research and internationalization? Manfred Zeuch

10.10am – What’s new in campus security? Andrew Sterne

10.30am – Coffee

10.50am – What’s new in athletics? Joel Mrak

11.10am – What’s new in the CSA? – Kelsea Gillespie

11.30am – Task force on academic freedom – Steven Muir

12.00pm – Closing.


12.00pm: NEW INSTRUCTOR SESSION – Facilitated by Colin Neufeldt

  • Course syllabus

    • Template use
    • Contract with students
    • Academic calendar authority
  • Office hours policy
  • Use of Moodle
  • Maintaining a positive learning environment. Educational decorum and your responsibilities. Technology use.
  • Instructor relationships with students.
  • Instructor relationship with colleagues and staff
  • Student accommodations
  • Student course surveys
  • Office supplies
  • Copying guidelines
  • Student evaluation
  • Grade submission and review