New Faculty Orientation

Professional Development Workshops for New Faculty during the 2013-14 academic year is as follows:

9/18/13 - Integrity and Plagiarism - Participate in a discussion about the College's Code of Integrity and its centrality to academics on campus.  Facilitators:  Dr. Kyle Kopko, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Pre-Law Program and Dr. Linda Macaulay, Instructional Technologist -  11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, BC 211

10/2/13 - Teaching Writing Effectively - Many faculty members express misgivings about having to work with students on improving their writing skills, saying that writing instruction is outside their field of expertise (except for those in English).  This session aims to help faculty teach writing effectively and efficiently in non-composition courses.  It will also introduce faculty to the peer writing consultant services provided by the Writing Wing of the Center for Student Success.   Facilitators:  Dr. Rebecca Olson, Lecturer in English and Director of the First-Year Writing Program and Mr. Richard Fellinger, Faculty Fellow in the Writing Center - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Location BC 200

11/13/13 - IDEA Evaluations - Student Rating of Instructional Effectiveness:  Receive information about how to effectively administer the IDEA student evaluation forms and interpret the results for best practices in teaching.  Facilitator:  Dr. April Kelly-Woessner, Professor of Political Science and Department Chair - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon., BC 211

11/20/13 - Engaging New Students in the First Year Seminar - Learn about the First Year Seminar, its role in the core curriculum, and how you, as a faculty member, can participate in the program.  Facilitators:  Dr. Brian Newsome, Associate Professor of History and Assistant Dean for General Education and Assessment, Mrs. Stephanie Rankin, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Center for Student Success - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, BC 211

2/5/14 - Shared Governance - Participate in a discussion about the administrative structure of Elizabethtown College and the role of faculty in shared governance.  Facilitators:  Dr. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies and President of the Faculty Assembly and Dr. Susan Traverso, Provost and Senior Vice President and Professor of History - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, BC 200

2/19/14 - External Funding Support- Learn how the College provides support for faculty seeking external funding from foundations and governmental agencies.  Facilitators:  Dr. Richard Basom, Executive Director of Sponsored Research and Programs and Mrs. Lesley Finney, Executive Director of Foundation and Government Relations - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, BC 200

3/12/14 - Developmental Advising - As students schedule advising appointments for fall 2014 scheduling, learn how faculty advisors can support and challenge students in ways that address their academic, social, and career needs.  Facilitators:  Mrs. Stephanie Rankin, Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Center for Student Success and Mr. Jean-Paul Benowitz, Director of Transition Programs - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, BC 211

4/9/14 - Faculty Evaluation:  Tenure & Promotion - Gain an understanding of the tenure and promotion process at Elizabethtown College, including annual evaluations and the 4th Year Review.  Facilitators:   Dr. Diane Bridge, Associate Professor of Biology and Dr. Fletcher McClellan, Dean of Faculty and Professor of Political Science - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Hoover 215