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 NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION 

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

 University of North Florida 

Talon Room, Osprey Commons - Bldg. 16/Room 4202

 

 8:30 a.m.  Orientation Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

   9:00 - 9:30 a.m.  Provost's Welcome 

 Earle Traynham, Provost 

 

 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Faculty Panel: My UNF Story 

 

 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.  Technology at UNF 

 

 11:30 - 12:00 p.m.  The Science of Student Engagement and Learning 

 Dan Richard, Director, OFE 

 

 12:00 p.m.  Lunch 

 

 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.  Student & Faculty Issues 

 

  2:15 - 2:45 p.m.  Your First Year 

 

 

 

NEW FACULTY WELCOME RECEPTION 

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville 

 333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

 


 HUMAN RESOURCES ORIENTATION 

Tuesday August 9, 2016 - 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 University of North Florida 

Talon Room, Osprey Commons - Bldg. 16/Room 4202

 

HR Orientation & Crisis Management Training

 

 

 

 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 

Workshop Schedule - Wednesday, August 10, 2016 

 

Syllabus Ready! - Part 2 

 

 Dan Richard, Director, Office of Faculty Enhancement (OFE)

 

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 Biology Resource Room - Bldg 59/Room 2701

 A well-designed syllabus can set the course for a successful semester. A well-designed course makes for a well-designed syllabus. In this three-part workshop, faculty will work on key elements of their course syllabus and address essential components of course design. Faculty will receive feedback on their syllabus design at each step. Part 1 will be completed online through Canvas following registration.
 
 

 

Starting your Research at UNF 
 
 John Kantner, Associate VP for Research    

 Cheresa Boston, Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)  

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  Biology Resource Room - Bldg 59/Room 2701 

 This session will provide useful information about starting your research program at UNF. The session will address pursuing external funding, applying for internal grant programs, and navigating research integrity. Meet the staff in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and hear from faculty about their successful research strategies.  

 

Canvas 101

 
  Justin Lerman, Center for Instruction & Research Technology (CIRT)   

 

 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 Carpenter Library - Bldg 12/Room 2102B

 This hands-on workshop is designed for instructors teaching term-based courses. The session provides the basics of setting up and customizing courses, creating and managing content, and using course tools such as e-mail and announcements to communicate with students. Assignment and Grade Center basics are also covered. Best practices for effective instruction are addressed throughout.

 

 

  

Thursday, August 11, 2016 

 Syllabus Ready! - Part 3 

 

 Dan Richard, Director, Office of Faculty Enhancement (OFE)  

 

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 Student Union Ballroom - Bldg 58W/Room 3806

 A well-designed syllabus can set the course for a successful semester. A well-designed course makes for a well-designed syllabus. In this three-part workshop, faculty will work on key elements of their course syllabus and address essential components of course design. Faculty will receive feedback on their syllabus design at each step. Part 1 will be completed online through Canvas following registration.


Library Partners for Research and Instruction

 
Stephanie Race, Associate University Librarian

 

 Carpenter Library - Tour - Bldg 12/Library Lobby, 11:00 a.m.

Carpenter Library - Lunch - Bldg 12/Room 2405, 11:20 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

 This is an opportunity to meet your library liason and discover how the library can assist you with your research and instructional needs. Learn about the library instruction program, connecting with library resources in Canvas, the university's institution repository, and more. Tours of the new Library Commons and demonstrations of the collaborative workspaces will be available.