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New Faculty Orientation 2017

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Location of all events is IC300 (except as noted)

Tuesday, August 1

9:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast & Welcome
Professor Bruce Kidd, Principal & Vice President
Professor Bill Gough, Dean & Vice Principal Academic
9:30am - 10:30am Designing Our Courses to Engage our Students
Professor Clare Hasenkampf, Associate Dean & Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
10:30am - 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am - 12:00pm Designing Assignments to Provide Feedback and Optimize Learning
Associate Professors, Teaching Stream Elaine Khoo, Sarah King & Zohreh Shahbazi
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch, IC Atrium
1:00pm - 2:00pm The Truth and Reconciliation Commission and your New Role: Indigeneity at UTSC
Ms. Wendy Phillips, UTSC Campus Indigenous Elder
2:00pm - 2:10pm UTSC FitBreak & Introduction to the Healthy Campus Initiative

The remainder of the afternoon program is for full time faculty and is geared toward development of research programs outside of pedagogy.

2:10pm - 2:50pm
Afternoon Session I
Kick-starting your research program: Field-tested tips
(Laboratory/research group sciences)
Professor Maydianne Andrade, Biological Sciences
Kick-starting your research program
(Humanities, Social Sciences, Room IC230)
Associate Professor Katie Larson, Chair, English
2:50pm - 3:00pm Refreshment Break
3:00pm - 4:00pm Building Research Excellence: Research funding opportunities, grant support & communications
Professor Marc Cadotte, Interim Vice-Principal Research
Dr. Zahra Bhanji, Director, Office of the Vice-Principal Research

* All participants who attend 4 or more sessions on teaching development will be able to select a book on best teaching practices. UTFA-appointed faculty who attend 4 or more sessions on teaching will earn the book and if they follow up with a syllabus or assignment design consultation they can earn $200 for their PERA account (note the $200 PERA funds are only once per career).

 

Wednesday, August 2

9:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast & Mix and Mingle, IC Atrium
9:30am - 10:10am Blackboard and other Educational Technologies Features Overview
Mr. Adon Irani, Learning Consultant and Educational Technology Specialist
Mr. Brian Sutherland, Educational Technology Administrator
10:10am - 10:20am Refreshment Break
10:20am - 12:00pm Understanding Student Needs and Support Services
What we need to know about our students and their needs, and making effective referrals to services.
10:20 - 10:50: Academic Advising & Career Centre
10:50 - 11:20: AccessAbility Services
Flash Break
11:30-12:00 Health & Wellness Centre
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch - IC Atrium

The remainder of the afternoon program is for full time faculty

1:00pm - 1:45pm Mentorship: Importance and Best Practices
Associate Professor Vina Goghari, Psychology
1:45pm - 1:55pm FitBreak

The remainder of the afternoon program is for full time faculty and is geared toward development of research programs outside of pedagogy.

1:55pm - 2:55pm Research Awards and Honours: Recognizing research excellence and success
Dr. Zahra Bhanji, Director, Office of the Vice-Principal Research
Dr. Shaun Young, Research Administration Officer, Office of the Vice-Principal Research
2:55pm - 3:05pm Refreshment Break
3:05pm - 3:25pm Purchasing: options, obligations, and supports
Ms. Sheila Baker, Procurement Officer, Financial Services, UTSC
3:25pm - 3:45pm Departmental supports for financial management
Mr. Tony Rupnaraine, Business Officer, Biological Sciences, UTSC


Thursday, August 3

9:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast & Mix and Mingle
9:30am - 10:00am Introduction to Faculty Support Services
Ms. Sarah Forbes, Acting Chief Librarian
Mr. Ab Gehani, Manager, Client Services - Information and Instructional Technology Services
10:00am - 11:00am Ready. Set. Engage: Why inclusion and diversity matter in the classroom
Nancy Johnston, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Ms. Amorell Saunders N'Daw, Senior Advisor on Equity and Diversity
11:00am - 11:15am Break
11:15am - 11:45am Teaching and UTSC: Teaching Policies, Practices and Humanity
Professor Maydianne Andrade, Vice Dean Faculty and Professor Clare Hasenkampf, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning
11:45am - 12:45pm Lunch - IC Atrium

The remainder of the afternoon program is for full time faculty

12:45pm - 1:00pm The Hub: Engaging Students in Entrepreneurship
Dr. Gray Graffam, Director
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Afternoon Session 1
All Full-time faculty
Teaching Professional Development Opportunities at UTSC
CTL Ambassadors
Iris Au, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream - Management
Johann Bayer, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream - Physics
Administration of research grants applications: Process, Management and Online tools
Room IC230
Ms. Nadia Saracoglu, Research Systems Technology Manager, UofT Office of the VP, Research and Innovations
* Please bring your laptops for this hands-on session
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Afternoon Session 2
All Full-time faculty
Your first year, tips & challenges: Teaching Stream
Panel:
Paco Estrada, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream; CMS
Joanna Healthcote, Associate Professor Teaching Stream; Management
Your first year, tips & challenges: Tenure Stream
Panel (Room IC230):
Marc Cadotte, Professor, Biological Sciences; Interim Vice-Principal Research
Ruoyun Bai, Program Director, Media Studies; Arts, Culture and Media
2:45pm - 3:00pm Health Break
3:00pm - 5:00pm Closing reception - IC Atrium

Please register (below) by July 27.


Date Tue, August 01 Start Time 9:00 am Location ICAtrium
  
  
  
  
  
  

SELECT YOUR SESSIONS NOW


Attending   
IC Atrium

  
Professor Clare Hasenkampf, Associate Dean and Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

  
Associate Professors, Teaching Stream Elaine Khoo, Sarah King & Zohreh Shahbazi

  
IC Atrium

  
Ms. Wendy Philips, UTSC Campus Indigenous Elder

AUG 1 - AFTERNOON SESSION


  
Professor Marc Cadotte, Interim Vice-Principal Research; Dr. Zahra Bhanji, Director, Office of the Vice-Principal Research

  
Mr. Adon Irani, Learning Consultant and Educational Technology Specialist and Mr. Brian Sutherland, Educational Technology Administrator

  
AACC, AccessAbility Services, Health & Wellness Centre

  
IC Atrium

  
Associate Professor Vina Goghari, Psychology

  
Dr. Zahra Bhanji, Director, Office of the Vice-Principal Research Dr. Shaun Young, Research Administration Officer, Office of the Vice-Principal Research

  
Ms. Sheila Baker, Procurement Officer, Financial Services, UTSC

  
Mr. Tony Rupnaraine, Business Officer, Biological Sciences, UTSC

  
Ms. Sarah Forbes - Acting Chief Librarian and Mr. Ab Gehani - Manager, Client Services - Information and Instructional Technology Services

  
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Nancy Johnston and Ms. Amorell Saunders N'Daw, Senior Advisor on Equity and Diversity

  
Professor Clare Hasenkampf and Professor Maydianne Andrade

  
IC Atrium

AUG 3 - AFTERNOON SESSION I


AUG 3 - AFTERNOON SESSION 2


  
IC Atrium

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