New Faculty Orientation 2015 Schedule

Office of the Provost New Faculty Orientation
Monday, August 24, Discovery Room - E163 Student Union

8:00 to 8:55 a.m.

Check-In:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Official University Photos
  • Receive University Account Information
9 to 9:15 a.m.

Welcome:

  • President Hopkins
9:15 to 10 a.m.

Presentation: WSU Student Profile

  • Dr. Thomas Sudkamp, VP for Curriculum and Instruction
  • Mr. Craig This, Data Analyst, Institutional Research
10 to 10:15 a.m.

Presentation: Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement

10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Resources for Research

  • Dr. Robert Fyffe, Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Dr. Deborah Lundin, Associate Director, Research & Sponsored Programs
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Street Fair and Lunch

1:15 to 2:50 p.m.

Roundtable discussions (Apollo Room):
choose a table/topic listed below for each session.

1:15 to 1:35 p.m. Session One

1:40 to 2:00 p.m. Session Two

2:05 to 2:25 p.m. Session Three

2:30 to 2:50 p.m. Session Four

  • CaTS (Computing and Telecommunications Services)
  • Community Standards and Student Conduct
  • Disability Services
  • Honors
  • International Education
  • University Libraries
  • Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Student Wellness
  • Veteran and Military Center
  • Writing Across the Curriculumn
2:50 p.m.

Closing Comments

  • Dr. Steven J. Berberich, Associate Provost

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching for Student Success
Tuesday, August 25, Morning, 005 Student Success Center

8:15 to 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9 to 9:30 a.m.

Welcome

  • Sheila Shellabarger, Interim University Librarian
  • Craig Woolley, Chief Information Officer, Computing and Telecommunications Services
  • Terri Klaus, Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. "Surviving the First Year" Panel
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

Symposium on Teaching for Student Success: Reducing the Achievement Gap
Tuesday, August 25, Afternoon, Student Success Center

noon to 2 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address: Kathy Koenig
2:15 to 3 p.m. Active-Learning/SCALE-UP Panel
3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Roundtables
4:15 to 5 p.m.

Poster Session

  • Active-learning pedagogy and practices
  • Engaging students, promoting learning (experiential, service-learning, etc.)
  • Assessing learning outcomes
  • Reducing the achievement gap for underprepared, underrepresented, low-income students
  • Teaching innovation grantees/diversity grantees
5 to 6 p.m. Reception

Workshops

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015