Academic Affairs

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Inservice Schedule

Thursday, August 17, 2017

New faculty orientation

Friday, August 18, 2017

Mission and Identity - New employee orientation

For week of August 21–25:
  • Items in italics are optional information, training, or development
  • Items in BOLD are times available, as needed, for colleges, schools, or departments

Monday, August 21, 2017

  9:00–11:30 a.m. – Current Chair/Program Director/Assistant Dean Meeting (BRO 123)
10:00–10:30 a.m. – Student Life Tours (meet in the Hawk's Nest)
10:30–11:00 a.m. – Student Life Tours (meet in the Hawk's Nest)
11:00–11:30 a.m. – Student Life Tours (meet in the Hawk's Nest)

  1:00–2:30 p.m. – Title III Cohort Meeting – COESM/COBAL-High Impact Practices 1–2:30 (NRC 195)
  2:30–3:30 p.m. – Ensemble Anthem Screen/Webcam Recording Workshop (MRC 248 - Library Learning Commons)
  4:30–6:30 p.m. – Adjunct and New Faculty Open House (FAC Lobby)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

8:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast (FAC Lobby)
9:00 a.m. – University Forum (FAC Main Theatre)
1:00–4:00 p.m. – Title III Cohort Meeting –
            1:00–2:30 p.m. – COAL + New full time faculty (NRC 285)
            2:30–4:00 p.m. – CONHHB, degree plans
            2:30–4:00 p.m. – Literary Analysis Faculty meeting–Core Curriculum work (BRO 124)
            OR School/College/Department meeting time
5:30 p.m. – Social and Community Dinner (Amie L. Mathy Center)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (FAC Lobby--8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

                      Coffee, conversation and connection
                      Open announcements
                      Recognition of new faculty & reconnection with departments, schools, colleges and university
                      Convening
                      Faculty guided topic discussions
                      Rapid updates
12:00-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
                      Rapid updates
                      Designing and Doing
                      Wrap-up and roadmap/timeline to Delivering

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  8:00–9:15 a.m. – Artistic Engagement Faculty meeting – Core Curriculum work (BRO 124)
  9:30–11:00 a.m. – Oral Communication Faculty meeting – Core Curriculum work (BRO 124)
11:00–2:00 p.m. – College/School/Department meeting time
  2:30–3:30 p.m. – Best practices – using Starfish (NRC 285)
  2:30–4:00 p.m. – CAL forum – for those who teach in CAL (NRC 101)

Friday, August 25, 2017

Technology and Best Practices sessions: 
  9:00–10:00 a.m. – Moodle Basics (how to load files and set up grades) (MRC 248 - Library Learning Commons)
10:00-11:00 a.m. – SharePoint basics (group document sharing) (MRC 248 - Library Learning Commons)
10:00-11:00 a.m. – Insight (advising notes, NRC 285)
11:00–Noon – Moodle Efficiencies (Advanced Tools and Options) (MRC 248 - Library Learning Commons) Please register.
11:00-Noon – Academic Planning (degree plans, NRC 285)

12:00–1:30 p.m. – Theological Inquiry/Integrating Faith and Practice Faculty meeting–Core Curriculum work (NRC 101)
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  9:00–10:00 a.m. – Graduate faculty forum (for Grad Faculty)
  1:45–4:30 p.m. – Transfer orientation (a few faculty will be involved)
  1:00–3:00 p.m. – College/School/Department meeting time
  3:15–3:45 p.m. – New student meeting by program (all faculty meet new students)