The New Faculty Orientation for the 2013-2014 Academic Year will be held Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center located at 1528 E California Rd. across from the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and beside the Holiday Inn at IPFW.
Jumpstart for New Faculty will be held from August 13-15th. It is all-day Tuesday through Thursday. The hands-on workshop is designed to have you ready for the semester and prepared for your first week of class.
Duty Week begins August 19th and your orientation is a day-long affair on the 15th. The Jumpstart for New Faculty evolved from suggestions from new faculty last year because Duty Week is packed with meetings and such so you have little time to prepare to teach.
Jumpstart for New Faculty is voluntary but it is highly recommended for all new IPFW faculty, even if you have experience teaching. Be sure to take advantage of this remarkable opportunity!! We can accept a maximum of 20 reservations so you should RSVP quickly.
IPFW 2012 New Faculty Orientation
Greetings & Introduction
Carol Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development
Introduction & Welcome to the new IPFW Chancellor
Steven T. Sarratore, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Welcome: Interim Chancellor Branson
Walt Branson, Interim Chancellor
Who are IPFW’s Students?
George McClellan, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Eric Norman, Dean of Students
Patrick Ashton, Associate Professor and Ken Christmon, Associate V.C. Multicultural Services
Institutional Equity Video
Christine Marcuccilli, Director of Institutional Equity and Julie Dominguez, Equity Officer
BREAK – 10 mins.
Ninja Teaching: Using Mobility to Sneak in Preparation
Samantha Birk, Associate Director for Instructional Technology
and Joyce Lazier, Continuing Lecturer
Cohort Building Activities
Gail Rathbun, Director of CELT
LUNCH & INFORMATION TABLES
What I really needed to know, but did not know how to ask
Gail Rathbun, Director of CELT
Teaching with Technology
Scott Vitz, Academic Technology Support
BREAK – 15 mins.
Universal Design for Learning
Eric Wagenfeld, Director of Services for Students with Disabilities & Assistant Dean of Students
Representatives from Human Resources
Tina Grady, Benefits Administrator and Tina Sullivan, Benefits and Employment Administrator
GROUP & INDIVIDUAL PICTURES
Elmer Denman, Photographer
WE APPRECIATE YOUR PARTICIPATION!
Jumpstart Tentative Agenda
Day 1 Tuesday, August 14
The purpose of this 3-day training program is to prepare you for teaching and provide you with time to work on your course materials in a relaxed, supportive environment. During Jumpstart you will have access to a variety of staff professionals and faculty colleagues who can provide you with answers to your questions about course design, teaching, and technology.
Check-In and Refreshments
Welcome, Icebreaker, and Introductions
Over to you – Your questions and concerns
Overview of Instructional Technologies
Introduction to Blackboard at IPFW
Re-Visioning the Course Syllabus
Hands-on component to Re-visioning the Syllabus with support from CELT
Day 2 Wednesday, August 14
Work on syllabus and course materials with support from CELT, IT Services, and faculty colleagues
Organizing Materials in Blackboard
to Enhance Learning
Motivating Students Using the ARCS Model
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
Day 3 Thursday, August 15
Rubrics for Learning and Grading
Using Rubrics and the Grade Center in Blackboard
Work on rubrics, syllabi, and other course materials with staff support