New Faculty Orientation
Tools, Resources, People

This day-long series of presentations and workshops is designed to welcome new faculty while providing them with tools, resources, and people-contacts to ensure a successful first year. Beginning with ''Pastries, Coffee, and Chat with the President'' at 8:30 a.m., the day concludes with a wrap-up question-and-answer session, 3:15-3:30. In between, new faculty will experience:

9:00-9:15: President's Welcome

9:15-11:00: Workshop/The Role of Immediacy in Enhancing Student Learning

Dr. Dominique Gendrin, Assistant Professor of Communications and Dr. Stephanie Thomson, Assistant Professor of Communications

This workshop will examine videotapes of Xavier professors in action. It will end with a panel discussion that will allow the new faculty to ask existing faculty questions about the teaching and learning culture at Xavier.

11:15-12:15: ''Making Your Life Easier: Resources for Teaching and Learning''

Library Resources: Ms. Adrienne Webber, Assistant Director for Access Services, Library

Blackboard Course Management System: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes, Educational Technology Support/Distance Learning Specialist, Library and Mr. Yamlak Tsega, Manager for External Operations, ITC

CUR: Dr. Mary Crowe, Director, Center for Undergraduate Research

12:30-1:45: Lunch in the Nissan Room, Library 6th Floor

"The History and Mission of Xavier University"--Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger, S.B.S., Professor of Biology

1:45-3:15 Academic Policies, Faculty Handbook, and Promotion and Tenure

Dr. Deidre Labat, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Elizabeth A. Barron, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

  • Led by: Dr. David G. Lanoue, professor of English and CAT faculty-in-residence
  • Date: Monday, August 16, 2004
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT

Tags: NFO
Format: seminar
Event ID: 00314

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