Connections: The New Resident Faculty Orientation

2014-2015 Connections Schedule

This group starts with a full-day Kick-off session Monday, August 4th, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Havens Room/KO134.
Continental Breakfast and Introductions; Goals of the Connections program; Beginning of day Welcome/Mission of IU Kokomo; Lunch with the Chancellor; Human Resources; Equal Employment Opportunity; Sexual Harassment Policies; Our IU Kokomo Students; Career and Accessibility Services; Information Technology; Faculty Senate;  Classroom Technology; Administering your teaching duties; Student Information--how to use and protect it; Campus Tour; ID Pictures

Note: Canvas Tech Camp, our Learning Management System training for new faculty, is Wednesday, August 13th, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..

2014-2015 Connections Monthly Schedule

Monthly meetings follow on the Monday dates listed below 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Room/month/date

Topics

Havens/KO134  September 15 Learning Commons: Library Resources and Services; the Writing Center; ESL; the Student Success Center; IT Training
Havens/KO134 October 13 Diversity and Its Role in Teaching; Student Advising; Faculty Professional Development
Havens/KO134 November 10 What Can I Learn from Student Ratings? Informa; Student Behavior and Classroom Management; Applied Learnng
Havens/KO134 January 12 Research Institutional Review Board; Undergraduate Research; Research Grants; Qualtrics Survey Software
KO170 February 16 International Studies; Honors Program, Distance Education; Advancement
KO170 March 9 Career Milestones, Building Connections on Campus; High Impact Practices
KO170 April 13 Learner-Centered Teaching

Other Events Scheduled for New Faculty

KO 170 September 29 Creating the Faculty Annual Report and Faculty Annual Report Software Training

KO 170 October 27 Assessment Orientation