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August 1, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

New Faculty Orientation 2008




Time
Event
8:40 - 9 a.m. 


Check-in and Refreshments

9 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Program Overview:

  • Vice-President: Academic
  • Jayne Dean: Manager, Academic Budgeting and Administrative Relations
  • Sandy Hughes: Director, Teaching Support Services
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.


Navigating Laurier: The Lay of the Land

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.


NeoMillenial Students and Helicopter Parents: Implications Teaching and Learning at Laurier

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.


Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Teaching... If Only We Knew the Questions!
Q and A with Laurier's Award Winning Faculty

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch:

  • meet and greet with senior administration
  • Q and A with teaching, learning and research support staff
1 - 2:15 p.m.

Classroom Dilemmas: Critical Incidents in Teaching and Learning
Working topics: academic integrity, classroom civility, first class meetings, gender/equity in the classroom, student learning/needs

2:15 - 2:40 p.m.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA): Implications for Teaching, Learning and Research at Laurier

2:40 - 2:55 p.m.


Break

2:55 - 3: 15 p.m.


Media Technology Resources
- Classroom Technology and Support

3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Faculty Jeopardy Test your Laurier IQ:

  • experience using clicker technology
  • test your Laurier IQ
3:45 - 3:50 p.m.


Wrap Up