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September 17, 2014
Canadian Excellence

New Faculty Orientation 2009

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Registration and Refreshments

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Program Overview:
Sandy Hughes, Director: Teaching Support Services
Jayne Dean, Manager: Academic Budgeting and Administrative Relations

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Working with Graduate Students
Dr. Joan Norris, Dean: Faculty of Graduate Studies

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

The Lay of the Land at Laurier
Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne, Acting Dean of Arts
Dr. Bruce Arai, Acting Principal/Vice President: Brantford Campus

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Millenial Students and Helicopter Parents: Implications for Teaching and Learning at Laurier
Jeanette McDonald, Manager: Educational Development
Sandy Hughes, Director: Teaching Support Services
David McMurray: Dean of Students
Gail Forsyth: Director of Learning Services

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Mentors and Networks
Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, VP: Academic and Provost
Ginny Dybenko, Dean: School of Business and Economics

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA)
Dr. Judy Bates, WLUFA president

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Resource Fair and Lunch with Deans and Faculty Guests:

- Laurier International
- Learning Services
- Athletics
- Library
- Community Service Learning
- Academic Integrity
- Media Technology Resources
- Security
- Research Ethics
- Public Affairs
- Academic Events
- Teaching Support Services/WebCT
- University Development

12:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Teaching: If Only We Knew the Questions

Faculty Panel:

- Michel Desjardins, Global Studies
- Peter Farrugia, History/Contemporary Studies
- Carol Duncan, Religion and Culture
- Philippa Gates, English and Film Studies
- Ruth Cruikshank, Business and Economics

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Classroom Dilemmas: Critical Incidents in Teaching
Jeanette McDonald, Manager: Educational Development
Sandy Hughes, Director: Teaching Support Services

3:45 - 4:15 p.m.

FIPPA: Implications of Privacy Issues for Teaching and Learning
Shereen Rowe, University Secretary and General Counsel

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Wrap Up