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EIU Faculty Development and Innovation Center

New Faculty Orientation, Eastern Illinois University


 

The Fall New Faculty Orientation took place  Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Here are some photographs and the program of that event. The FDIC welcomes new faculty to EIU and will continue to keep them informed and connected through the year, including though a Brightspace module for the new faculty.

8:00 – 8:30am   

Registration & Breakfast

Doudna Concourse

Bev Cruse, EIU Photographer, and Megan Jurgel, FDIC GA will be taking photos (head shots will be provided for your use)

 New Faculty Orientation, Registration & Breakfast, Doudna Concourse, Fall 2018

8:30 – 8:45am   

Welcome to EIU

Doudna Lecture Hall

Dr. Jay Gatrell, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

8:45 – 9:15am  

 Your Faculty Development and Innovation Center

Doudna Lecture Hall

Dr. Newton Key, Director, Faculty Development and Innovation Center

Ms. Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation

Ms. Lisa Dallas, Senior Instructional Designer 

 

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be able to:

  • Understand the scope of the FDIC, including the workshops, speakers, and reading groups directed towards faculty at all levels
  • Identify teaching and learning resources and opportunities available to them through FDIC and across campus
  • Know who to contact in the FDIC, how to contact them, and some of the issues that they might be able to assist you

9:15 – 10:00am    

Who Are Our Students @ EIU?

Doudna Lecture Hall

Dr. Catherine Polydore, Associate Professor, Counseling and Higher Education; Chair, Making Excellence Inclusive

Mr. Joshua Norman, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be introduced to:

  • Recruitment and retention trends at Eastern Illinois University
  • Approaches to teaching to enable diverse students to achieve intended learning outcomes
  • Programs for provisional and underrepresented students
  • The history of MEI on campus, and what it does now on campus
  • Why students and the university benefit from inclusive excellence
  • Opportunities for faculty in MEI

 New Faculty Orientation, Doudna Lecture Hall, Fall 2018

10:00 – 10:15am   

Break  

10:15 – 11:00am   

Introduction to the EIU/UPI Unit A & B Agreements

Doudna Lecture Hall

Dr. Mark Kattenbracker, Interim Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Jeannie Ludlow, President, University Professionals of Illinois (UPI)

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be:

  • Familiar with their faculty status and bargaining agreements
  • Able to identify resources in the University Professionals of Illinois EIU chapter for their needs

11:00 – 11:30am   

Introducing Booth Library’s Services & Resources

Doudna Lecture Hall

Mr. Steve Brantley, Reference Services, Booth Library

Mr. Todd Bruns, Institutional Repository Librarian, Booth Library

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be able:

  • To identify resources and course support offered by Booth Library for teaching, learning and research
  • To identify scholarly communication support at Booth Library and promotion of their research and creative activity through the institutional repository, The Keep

11:30 – 12:15    

Assistance for Students and Faculty Across Campus

Doudna Lecture Hall

Ms. Rebecca Edgington, Director, Autism Center/STEP

Ms. Jessica Hallett, Counselor, Counseling Center

Ms. April Jackson, Director, Office of Disabilities

Ms. Shelley James, Interim Director, Academic Advising

Ms. Stephanie Woodley, Assistant Professor, Special Education

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the session, faculty participants will:

  • Know what advising services the university provides for students
  • Know what counseling services the university provides for student
  • Know what services the university provides for students with disabilities
  • Be able to locate and contact the appropriate offices for questions regarding these services

12:30 – 12:45pm   

Welcome to EIU and Booth Library/Remarks for Luncheon

Booth Library Reference Room (NW 3rd floor)

Dr. David Glassman, President, Eastern Illinois University

Mr. Zachary Newell, Dean of Library Services

 President David Galssman Welcomes New Faculty, Booth Library, Fall 2018

12:45 – 1:30pm   

Luncheon

Booth Library Reference Room (NW 3rd floor)

1:30 – 2:15pm 

Mastering Teaching with D2L Brightspace

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450

Ms. Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation, FDIC

Ms. Lisa Dallas, Senior Instructional Designer, FDIC 

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be able to:

  • identify the course implementation process at EIU, sign on to D2L Brightspace, locate courses, and identify the basic layout of courses and tools available.
  • use effective instructional design principles to begin to organize content in a D2L Brightspace course.
  • align the syllabus to the grade book in a course in D2L Brightspace.
    New Faculty Orientation 2018 - Brightspace Session

2:30—3:15pm 

Getting Started with Office 365

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450

Dr. Tom Grissom, ISS & Director, Instructional Technology Center

Desired Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, faculty participants will be able to:

  • Identify applications made available for faculty and student use in Office 365
  • Be able to get started using applications beyond MS Office
  • Know how to locate assistance for deeper use of these applications in their teaching

3:15 – 3:30pm

Summary & What's Next

e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450

Dr. Newton Key, FDIC

Faculty Development and Innovation Center, fdic@eiu.edu, 1005 Booth, 217-581-7051

 

Related Pages

Contact Information

Dr. Newton Key, Director, FDIC

nekey@eiu.edu

Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation

jalockett@eiu.edu

Lisa Dallas, Senior Instructional Designer

lmdallas@eiu.edu

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

1105 Booth
217-581-7051
Schedule a meeting
fdic@eiu.edu


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