NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION
University of North Florida
Talon Room, Osprey Commons - Bldg. 16/Room 4202
8:30 a.m. Orientation Registration & Continental Breakfast
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
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
HUMAN RESOURCES ORIENTATION
HR Orientation & Crisis Management Training
Dan Richard, Director, Office of Faculty Enhancement (OFE)
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Biology Resource Room - Bldg 59/Room 2701
Cheresa Boston, Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
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.
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.
Syllabus Ready! - Part 3
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
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.
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