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New Faculty Orientation Agenda

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Monday, August 17

Note:  Opening Day Activities for the Regional Campuses and College of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences Faculty will be held

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wilks Conference Center
Miami Hamilton Campus

Oxford Faculty are invited to the following:

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Shriver Center, Multipurpose Room
Time Event
1:00 PM

Overview of the Learning Management System

Dr. Lei Song, Instructional Design and Technology Specialist

3:30 PM

Walking Tour of the Oxford campus (optional)

Tour will begin in front of Shriver Center

Tuesday, August 18

(for all new Miami faculty)

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by divisional orientation
Marcum Conference Center
Time Event
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Professional Photographs
8:00 a.m. Welcome
President David C. Hodge
8:15 a.m. Student Panel
Dr. Mike Curme, Dean of Students
9:00 a.m.

Promoting Teaching Excellence

  • Academic Integrity
  • CELTUA resources
11:30 a.m. Lunch with Deans and Associate Deans
12:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions, one for each of the following:

2:00 p.m. Oxford Divisional Orientation Sessions

Wednesday, August 19

(for all new Miami faculty)

8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
King Library - 3rd Floor
Time Event
8:00 a.m. Registration & Coffee
8:15 a.m.

Opening Session

  • Dean's Welcome and Introductions
  • Library Research and Teaching Resources
9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Subject Librarians
10:10 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Resources for Publishing
  • Digital Resources for Teaching
11:00 a.m. General Q&A Session, wrap-up
11:15 a.m. Tours of Library Facilities
Afternoon Departmental Orientation & Retreat Sessions

Thursday, August 20

(for all new Miami faculty)

7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by divisional orientation
Marcum Conference Center
Time Event
7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Professional Photographs

8:00 a.m.

Recently Hired New Faculty Panel
Professional Photographs

9:00 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • OARS/IRB & Research Computing
  • Evaluation and Testing & Stats Consulting
9:40 a.m.

Difficult Dialogues
Dr. Stephen Quaye

10:05 a.m.

Inter/Intracultural Dialogues
Dr. LuMing Mao, English; Professor Gabriele Bechtel, English; Professor Jessica Downey, ACE

10:40 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • I.T. Services & Rinella Learning Center
  • Office of Liberal Education & HOWE Writing Center
11:20 a.m.

MUPIM Safari
Robin Parker, General Counsel

12:00 p.m.

Title IX reporting and 'Responding to Students of Concern"
Dr. Mike Curme, Dean of Students and Becca Getson, Student Health Services

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:00 p.m.

Creating Accessible online materials - open computer lab
Dr. Beth Rubin, Assistant Provost for eLearning

Friday, August 21

(for all new Miami faculty)

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by divisional meetings
Locations Vary
Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Convocation

South Quad

10:00 a.m. First-Year Summer Reading Program Discussions
Afternoon Divisional Meetings (faculty/staff)