New Faculty Orientation – August 21 and August 29, 2013

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Provost are pleased to invite you to an orientation for new faculty:  Things You Need to Know to Teach at Queens.

The same program will be offered twice. Wednesday, August 21 (12-2pm), and Thursday, August 29 (3-5pm), President’s Conference Rooms 1 and 2 in Rosenthal Library.

Representatives from around campus will discuss resources and services you need to know about in your new capacity as faculty:

  • Using library resources
  • Accessing instructional technologies
  • Teaching online
  • Reporting attendance and grades
  • Encouraging academic integrity
  • Seeking professional development opportunities
  • Teaching large classes
  • Resources for your students you should know about

Please join us on August 21 or August 29 for information, conversation, and some refreshments.
We encourage you to bring along a colleague: a full-time faculty member, a not-new adjunct, or your departmental chair.  Simply share this email, and ask your colleague to RSVP.

To help us better plan the event, please RSVP at http://bit.ly/RSVPFacultyOrientationF13.

We prefer to have you join us in person, but if neither date/time works for you, you’re invited to join us virtually. (Webcast information is in the RSVP form above.)

For questions, please contact Rowena Li at rowena.li@qc.cuny.edu or Jean Kelly at jean.kelly@qc.cuny.edu.

Resources

If you missed any of the presentations or wish to review them, you can watch the recording here: http://queenscollege.adobeconnect.com/p92v54ehw5n/

Prezi Presentation: http://prezi.com/4b6dgmyk7oeh/new-faculty-orientation-fall-2013/

Academic Support Center: http://teachlearn.commons.gc.cuny.edu/files/2013/08/AcademicSupport_Web_Brochure_SU13_.pdf

Gen Ed at Queens College: http://teachlearn.commons.gc.cuny.edu/files/2013/08/GenEd-QC-Brochure.pdf

Registrar
Attendance and Program Adjustment Info: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/registrar/Documents/attendance%20program%20adjustment.pdf
Grading Guidelines: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/registrar/Documents/grading_guidelines.pdf
Grading Troubleshooting: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/registrar/Documents/grading_troubleshoot.pdf
Grade Change Guide: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/registrar/Documents/GradeChangeGuide.pdf
Directory: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/registrar/Documents/directory%20updated%20082213.pdf

Writing at Queens
Homepage: http://writingatqueens.qc.cuny.edu/
Queens College Goals for Student Writing: http://writingatqueens.org/files/2012/07/GoalsforStudentWriting.pdf
Teaching a Writing Intensive course: http://writingatqueens.qc.cuny.edu/files/2010/05/WACFacultyBroch08.pdf
College Writing 2 Handbook: http://collegewriting2.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/files/2013/08/CW1-CW2-Handbook2013.pdf

Adjunct
QC Adjuncts: Make Your One Voice Many: http://adjuncts.commons.gc.cuny.edu
Faculty Resource Center: http://adjuncts.commons.gc.cuny.edu/resources/space-faculty-resource-center

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