Orientation January 2019

New Faculty/Adjunct Orientation
Thursday – January 10, 2019
Ballston Center

5:00-6:00 – Dinner and meet and greet. Conference center lobby.
6:00-6:30 – Welcome and introduction to MU
Remarks by President Becerra, Provost Matthews
Overview of the school mission and RSHM (Dr. J. Porter)
Dean’s Welcome  (Dean Wehlburg)
6:30-7:00:  Overview of Faculty and Student Services
Support for faculty and students at MU.  (Dr. M. Steiner,CTL)
Faculty Development (J. Provenzano)
Support from the Library (LLS – H. Baldwin)
7:00-8:30: Tools for Managing Student Learning
Canvas intro – Lab 4010 ( J. Provenzano)
Starfish Intro – Lab 4016 (Dr. M. Steiner)
SAS Overview – Lab 4022 (Sven Jones/ Maureen Dour)

About Marymount:  (From the MU Website: https://www.marymount.edu/About-Mu/Welcome)

Portal Page for Academic Affairs: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Academic-Affairs
Part-time faculty Handbook: https://my.marymount.edu/my.marymount.edu/media/Academic-Affairs-and-Enrollment-Management/3-PT-FAC-Handbook-18-19.pdf

Syllabus Template 2018-2019 – Click Here:  syllabus 2018-19-1

Ideas for the First Class Session: 

A nice page from Vanderbilt U, Center for Teaching: https://wp0.vanderbilt.edu/cft/guides-sub-pages/first-day-of-class/

An interesting interactive article from the Chronicle of Higher Ed on “How to Teach a Good First Day:  Click here.

Services for faculty from the Center for Teaching and Learning:

SAS Office Portal Page: https://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Services-Resources/Center-for-Teaching-Learning/Student-Access-Services

Testing Guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9LU2Di5l7bPMENha3RmaE0wUkI5aWVRbmhCUklwV3ppWFd3/view?usp=sharing

Tutoring: https://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Services-Resources/Center-for-Teaching-Learning/Tutoring-Writing-Assistance

Faculty Support: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Center-for-Teaching-and-Learning/Resources-for-Faculty

Technology Resources

How to get help from IT: Start at this page: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Technology

Link to where the go for connecting to the MU Network. Here is the IT Page: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Technology

Here is the page on My Network Devices: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Information-Technology-Services/My-Network-Devices

Getting Help with Canvas: https://my.marymount.edu/Offices-Resources/Information-Technology-Services/IT-for-Faculty-Staff/Canvas-Adoption/Canvas-for-Instructors

For training or assistance with integrating technology into your teaching, please submit a consultation request here: https://goo.gl/forms/ZO5rkNG8SO3OA8k92

Don’t forget–You can always send an email to teaching@marymount.edu


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