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New Faculty Orientation, Eastern Illinois University


The New Faculty Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. We begin in the Doudna Concourse, where Provost and VPAA Jay Gatrell will kick off the NFO and join us for a full breakfast. We will move to the Doudna Lecture Hall for morning sessions. At lunch, we will relocate to Booth Library, where President David Glassman will join us for lunch. In the afternoon there will be sessions in the Witter Conference Room of the Library (4440 Booth) and the adjoining eClassroom. We plan to introduce you to resources that will support you as faculty at Eastern Illinois: from who are students are, to services offered to you and your students at Booth Library and the university at large, to EIU/UPI faculty contracts (for full-time faculty). We also will have some hands-on workshops on academic technology, software, and lms readily available to you at Eastern to help you succeed in the classroom and in the academy. And we will let you know what FDIC has planned through the coming year. We will have an information packet and a few welcome gifts for each of you. Here is a summary schedule.

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018

8:00 – 8:30am   

Registration & Breakfast

Doudna Concourse  

 8:30 – 8:45am

Welcome to EIU

Doudna Lecture Hall

8:45 – 9:15am  

 Your Faculty Development and Innovation Center

Doudna Lecture Hall

9:15 – 10:00am    

Who are our Students @ EIU?

Doudna Lecture Hall

10:00 – 10:15am   


10:15 – 11:00am   

Introduction to the EIU/UPI Unit A & B Agreements

Doudna Lecture Hall

11:00 – 11:30am   

Introducing Booth Library’s Services & Resources

Doudna Lecture Hall

11:30 – 12:15    

Assistance for Students and Faculty Across Campus

Doudna Lecture Hall

12:30 – 12:45pm   

Welcome to EIU and Booth Library/Remarks for Luncheon

Booth Library Reference Room (NW 3rd floor)

12:45 – 1:30pm   


Booth Library Reference Room (NW 3rd floor)

1:30 – 2:15pm 

Mastering Teaching with D2L Brightspace

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450


Getting Started with Office 365

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450 

3:15 – 3:30pm

Summary & What's Next

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450


(below are some images of the 2017 NFO @ EIU)








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