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Inservice Schedule Fall 2014

Friday, August 15

  • Mission and Identity development (new faculty/new staff/new administrators)

Monday, August 18

  • 8:00-4:00--New Faculty Orientation
    • 8:00-8:30--Breakfast and Introduction to Cabinet members
                       Strategic Plan (Brophy Boardroom 123)
    • 8:30-9:00--Human Resources (Sonya Ganther)
    • 9:00-9:30--Vice President for Academic Affairs office (Barb Gayle and Carolyn Hanoski)
    • 9:30-10:15--How to write a syllabus (Tim Schorr)
    • 10:15-10:30--Break
    • 10:30-11:15--What should we expect of our students? (Tom Knothe)
    • 11:15-11:40--Viterbo University pictures taken (Deb Kappmeyer, BRC 125)
    • 11:40-12:30--Lunch with University Directors and Administrative Assistants (FAC Hospitality Suite)
    • 12:40-12:55--Copy Center (Karen Hurtgen/Sr. Loretta)
    • 1:00-1:55--Technology (Learning Commons, MC 332 Cari and Chad), or
                        Academic Resource Center (Jane Eddy), or
                        Academic Student Success (Tina Johns), or
                        Dean Meeting in their office
    • 2:00-2:25--Library (Gretel Stock-Kupperman, MC 111), or
                        Academic Resource Center (Jane Eddy), or
                        Academic Student Success (Tina Johns), or
                        Dean Meeting in their office
    • 2:30-3:25--Technology (Learning Commons, MC 332 Cari and Chad), or
                        Academic Resource Center (Jane Eddy), or
                        Academic Student Success (Tina Johns), or
                        Dean Meeting in their office

Tuesday, August 19

  • 8:30--Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00-11:15--University Forum (introductions to new employees/service/university address)
  • 11:30--San Damiano Chapel Blessing
  • 11:45-1:00--125th anniversary / Employee Giving Campaign Appreciation picnic lunch
  • 5:30--Community Social in Fine Arts Center Lobby (No host--cash bar)
  • 6:30 Community Dinner in Amie L. Mathy Center

Wednesday, August 20

  • 8:00--Breakfast, Fine Arts Center Lobby
  • 8:30--Welcome (Introductions, Announcements, etc.)
  • 8:40--Faculty Council:  Looking Forward (Keith Knutson)
  • 8:50--Strategic Plan Discussion
  • 9:30-10:50--Choice Sessions I
    • Working with International Students (Shaojie Jiang, NRC 201)
    • Leading a Discussion Well:  Online (Cari Mathwig Ramseier, NRC 203))
    • The New Moodle and Its Content Tools (Gretel Stock-Kupperman / Vicke Denniston, NRC 285)
    • Ethic Fellowship Presentations (Rick Kyte / Emily Dykman / Tiffany Morey / Jennie Anderson-Meger, NRC 101)
    • Developing Great Rubrics (Naomi Stennes-Spidahl, NRC 195)
    • Active Learning:  Lessons from Pogils and Flipped Classes (Michael Alfieri / Tammy Clark / Charlie Lawrence / Ruth Davis, FAC 439)
  • 11:00-12:20--Choice Sessions II
    • Gradebook (Gretel Stock-Kupperman / Cari Mathwig Ramseier / Vicke Denniston, NRC 285)
    • Building Community in Your Online Course (Jen Sadowski / Alissa Oelfke, FAC 439)
    • Sabbatical Reports (Tim Schorr / David Gardiner / Anna Sanders-Bonelli / Ward Jones, NRC 201)
    • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Scott Gabriel / Lynda Fernholz / Mary Ellen Haupert / David Bauer / Melinda--Val--Jeanette, NRC 101)
    • Paid Internships for Students through the Great Lakes Grant (Tom Knothe / Denise Lorenz / Todd Ondell, NRC 195)
    • Appreciative Advising and You (Lisa Konkel / Tina Johns, NRC 203)
  • 12:35-1:05--Lunch, FAC Lobby
  • 1:10-2:30--Choice Sessions III (Same as Choice Sessions I--9:30-10:50)
  • 2:40-4:00--Choice Sessions IV (Same as Choice Sessions II--11:00-12:20)

Thursday, August 21

  • 9:00--Transfer Student Sign in and Programming
  • 11:00--Transfer Student Registration
  • College meetings
  • 5:30-8:00 pm--Moodle Bootcamp, Please RSVP to http://bit.ly/140821VUMoodleBC

Friday, August 22

  • 9:00--Graduate Forum (RC Boardroom)
  • 11:30-1:00--Lunch for Graduate Forum participants (Brophy Patio)
  • 1:00--Blessing and President's Welcome remarks (Fine Arts Center Main Theatre)
  • 3:15-4:15--New students (meet with your academic advisor)