New Faculty Orientation Schedule

 

Office of the Provost New Faculty Orientation
Monday, August 22, The Endeavour Room - 156 Student Union

Time Activity
Monday Schedule
8:00 to 8:55 a.m.

Registration - Skylight Lobby - Student Union
Continental Breakfast
Official University Photos and Account Information (157 Student Union)

9:00 to 9:05 a.m.

Welcome to Wright State University
Steven Berberich, Associate Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs

9:05 to 9:15 a.m.

WSU Mission, Vision, and Undergraduate Education Initiatives
Thomas Sudkamp, Provost and VP for Curriculum and Instruction

9:15 to 9:35 a.m.

Student Profile: Who are WSU Raiders?
Craig This, Director, Institutional Research

9:35 to 9:55 a.m. Scholarship at WSU
Research & Sponsored Programs
Robert Fyffe, VP for Research and Dean of Graduate School
9:55 to 10:15 a.m.

Service at WSU: Community Engagement Opportunities
Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement
Jack Dustin, Interim Director Service Learning and Community Engagement

10:15 to 10:25 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:25 to 10:45 a.m.

Thriving as Faculty / Preparing for Advancement at WSU
Stephanie Goodwin, Director of Faculty Development and Leadership

10:45 to 11:05 a.m.

Teaching at WSU
CTL Faculty Director or CTL FAB Member
Sean Pollock, Faculty Director of Center for Teaching and Learning

11:05 to 11:30 a.m. Student Success at WSU - Panel
Tim Littell, Executive Director of Student Success and Associate Dean
David Bringhurst, Director University Writing Center
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Street Fair and Lunch (Apollo Room - 160 Student Union)
1:30 to 2:00pm Resources for Research at WSU
Robert Fyffe, VP for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
Deborah Lundin, Associate Director, Research & Sponsored Programs
2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Scholarship/Research at Wright State University: Faculty Panel
2:30 to 2:45 p.m. Transition to Dunbar Library
Meet in Skylight Lobby if you would like to walk over with group
2:45pm Group Photograph- Library Main Staircase (Near Circulation Desk-First Floor)
2:45 to 3:45 p.m. Tour of Dunbar Library, Center for Teaching and Learning, Computing and Telecommunications Services
Sue Polanka Interim Associate University Librarian
Terri Klaus, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Craig Woolley, Chief Information Officer
3:45 p.m. Closing Comments
Steven J. Berberich, Associate Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. President’s Reception for New Faculty and Deans
Wright Brothers Room and Skylight Lobby
President David R. Hopkins

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching for Student Success
Tuesday, August 23, Morning, 005 Student Success Center

Time Activity
Tuesday Morning Schedule
8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Instructional Design Services
Chris Roberts, Associate Director and Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Todd Pavlack, Manager Distance Learning and Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Jeff Hiles, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Greg Asman, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Jonathan Zemmer, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. "Surviving the First Year" Panel
Sean Pollock, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History and Faculty Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Huma Aman Bashir, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Human Services
Andrew Beauchamp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Economics
Ashley Hall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English Language and Literatures
Doug Keown, M.S.W, Instructor, Social Work
Erik Potts, M.S., Instructor, Mathematics and Statistics
10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Pilot, WSU’s Learning Management System
Hands-On Workshop - Beginner & Advanced

Teaching for Student Success Symposium
Tuesday, August 23, Afternoon, Student Success Center

Please visit the Teaching for Student Success Symposium event website for more details.

Time Activity
Tuesday Afternoon Schedule
noon to 1:10 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address I: Lisa Kenyon
1:20 to 2:15 p.m. Roundtable Sessions I
2:25 to 2:55 p.m. Poster Sessions
3:05 to 4 p.m.

Roundtable Sessions II

4:10 to 5:10 p.m. Keynote Address II: Tracey Kramer
5:10pm Reception

Workshops

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Building your Academic Profile Page 

Wednesday, August 24th 11am – 12pm 
241 Dunbar Library
Jane Wildermuth and Elisabeth Shook, Digital Services Department, Univserity Libraries
Creating an academic publication profile can shine a light on your professional accomplishments. Academic profiles are Search Engine Optimized, provide metrics such as download counts, and allow readers to follow your work. University Libraries’ staff will speak about the pros and cons of the various profile platforms such as ResearchGate, Academia.edu, etc., and help you create your own profile page to get your work noticed.

 
Pilot Overview Part I
 

Wednesday, August 24th 1pm – 2pm
023 Dunbar Library
Cheryl Silcox, LMS Technologist, CTL 
This 60-minute, hands-on workshop provides beginning users of Pilot an overview of the tools and best practices for using the Pilot Learning Management System in their courses. Users will learn how to activate a course, send e-mail, access their class list and upload content.

 
Using Primary Sources for Teaching and Research

Wednesday, August 24th 2pm – 3pm 
Special Collections and Archives, 4th floor Dunbar Library
Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries
The Special Collections and Archives (SCA) holds over 15,000 linear feet of unique manuscript materials in more than 500 collections covering aviation and aerospace technology, politics, the arts, literature, civic organizations, religion, education, government, military history, medicine, engineering, personal and family history and much more.  Join the Archivists for a discussion of primary sources and how they can be used to support teaching and research.  A VIP tour of the SCA, highlighting our premier collections, will conclude the workshop. 


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Library Instructional Support for your Classroom

Thursday August 25th 9am - 10am
241 Dunbar Library

Holly Jackson, Humanities Librarian, University Libraries
Librarians can support your students’ research needs virtually or in person. We’ll discuss customized research guides, library instruction in the classroom, virtual appointments, and library tours and orientations. We can introduce your students to scholarly resources or instruct on various topics like avoiding plagiarism, how to use citations properly, or integrating sources into research papers. Whether you would like library instructional support for a partial class period, full class period, or multiple class periods, we have options to fill your needs.

Introduction to CaTS Services and Classroom Equipment

Thursday August 25th from 9am - 10am
005 Library Annex
Branden Combs, CaTS
This session provides an introduction to services offered by CaTS that can help to enhance your use of technology at Wright State. You’ll learn about your Wright State accounts, free software available to faculty, how to get assistance from the CaTS Help Desk, and more. You’ll also receive a demonstration of technology within the classroom (computers, document cameras, etc.).

Using Primary Sources for Teaching and Research

Thursday August 25th 10am – 11am
Special Collections and Archives, 4th floor Dunbar Library
Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries
The Special Collections and Archives (SCA) holds over 15,000 linear feet of unique manuscript materials in more than 500 collections covering aviation and aerospace technology, politics, the arts, literature, civic organizations, religion, education, government, military history, medicine, engineering, personal and family history and much more.  Join the Archivists for a discussion of primary sources and how they can be used to support teaching and research.  A VIP tour of the SCA, highlighting our premier collections, will conclude the workshop. 

Manage your Research with RefWorks

Thursday August 25th 11am – 12pm
241 Dunbar Library
Bette Sydelko, Medical and Education Librarian, University Libraries
Need help keeping your references organized? Looking for an easier way to create bibliographies and in-text citations? RefWorks, a web-based citation management program, can help users create a personal database of resources and keep them easily organized.  This workshop will provide an overview of RefWorks and the many features offered.

Pilot: Quiz Tool and Respondus

Thursday August 25th 11am - 12:30pm
023 Dunbar Library
Cheryl Silcox, Instructional Technologist, CTL
Pilot provides faculty with several options for assessing students' knowledge throughout the term, including a built-in tool for building and delivering quizzes and exams online that can be composed of text, images, diagrams, audio and video questions.  Features of the Quiz & Exam tool include creating and maintaining question banks, multiple quiz and exam versions, automatic grading, multiple and time limited attempts, automatic feedback to students as well as other options.  This tool can also import test questions and entire test banks from textbook publishers, other test question bank software packages as well as MS Word.  Participants will be given an overview of the features, given time to create several questions and a couple of assessments and explore the features and options of their quiz or exam. They will also import a question file and be shown how to copy assessments from one class/course to another.

Pilot: Communicate and Collaborate

Thursday August 25th 12:30pm - 2pm
023 Dunbar Library

Greg Asman, Instructional Designer, CTL
This 90 minutes, hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to explore how and why to use synchronous tools such as Pilot Live (Collaborate) and asynchronous tools such as Discussions and Groups to increase online communication in their courses.

Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) Demonstration

Thursday August 25th 1pm - 2pm
125 Oelman Hall
Branden Combs, CaTS

This session provides a thirty-minute introduction to CaTS’ new Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) classrooms, followed by a thirty-minute Q&A and hands on learning demonstration. These classrooms allow Faculty members to teach a class at either Dayton or Lake Campus and include students from off-site locations.

Manage your Research with RefWorks

Thursday August 25th 3:30pm – 4:30pm
241 Dunbar Library
Bette Sydelko, Medical and Education Librarian, University Libraries
Need help keeping your references organized? Looking for an easier way to create bibliographies and in-text citations? RefWorks, a web-based citation management program, can help users create a personal database of resources and keep them easily organized.  This workshop will provide an overview of RefWorks and the many features offered.


Friday, August 26, 2016

Introduction to CaTS Services and Classroom Equipment

Friday August 26th 9am - 10am
005 Library Annex
Branden Combs, CaTS

This session provides an introduction to services offered by CaTS that can help to enhance your use of technology at Wright State. You’ll learn about your Wright State accounts, free software available to faculty, how to get assistance from the CaTS Help Desk, and more. You’ll also receive a demonstration of technology within the classroom (computers, document cameras, etc.).

Pilot: Assignment Dropbox with Plagiarism Detection

Friday August 26th 10:10am - 11:10am
023 Dunbar Library

Greg Asman, Instructional Designer, CTL
This one hour, hands-on workshop provides an overview of the Dropbox tool and Turnitin plagiarism detection.  Participants will learn how to create Dropbox folders, initiate plagiarism detection, retrieve the plagiarism report, and discover some of the evaluation tools available in Turnitin. 

Pilot: Course Grades

Friday August 26th 12:30pm - 1:30pm
023 Dunbar Library
Greg Asman, Instructional Designer, CTL
This one hour, hands-on workshop provides an overview of the Grade tool in Pilot.  Participants will learn how to create grade columns and categories, establish both a point and weighted grade system, and submit final grades to Banner.

Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) Demonstration

Friday August 26th 1pm - 2pm
125 Oelman Hall
Branden Combs, CaTS

This session provides a thirty-minute introduction to CaTS’ new Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) classrooms, followed by a thirty-minute Q&A and hands on learning demonstration. These classrooms allow Faculty members to teach a class at either Dayton or Lake Campus and include students from off-site locations.