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Thursday, August 4, 2016 or Thursday, August 18, 2016

Information Systems ThinkPad Orientation
ZSR Library Room 204

(COLLEGE FACULTY REQUIRE ONE SESSION ONLY)

August 4th  — 2:00-3:30 pm, sign up via the online survey

August 18  — 2:30-4:00 pm, sign up via the online survey

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Office of the Provost
(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:00 am — Continental Breakfast and New Faculty Individual Photographs
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center

8:30 am — Welcome and Campus Tour
Walking tour, wear comfortable shoes

10:30 am  — Learner-Centered Teaching: A Jigsaw Group Activity
Bistro ’34

12:00 -1:00 pm Lunch 

1:15 pm – Library Orientation 
Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 404

  •  Meet the Dean of the Library, Tim Pyatt
  •  Learn how ZSR Library faculty help with copyright, open access, digital projects and publications
  •  Connect with a library liaison, a first point of contact
  •  Share light refreshments (Mandelbaum Room)

3:00 pmQ & A with Benefits
ZSR Library Auditorium 404 

  • Learn the key the features if faculty benefits, from insurance to tuition concession; all questions welcome!

3:00 – 4:00 pmShuttle bus available
Located in front of the ZSR Library, will run continuously to Byrum Welcome Center

6:00 pm – Family Picnic
Hearn Plaza, Rain location: Magnolia Room

Food and beverages provided. Bring the entire family!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Office of the Provost
(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:15 am – Continental Breakfast 
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall

9:00-10:15 am – Blazing the Trail: Team-based Orienteering
Scavenger hunt throughout campus, wear comfortable shoes

10:30-11:45 am – 10 Keys to Success for Wake Forest Faculty
Magnolia Room, Presentation/Discussion

11:45 am – Break

12:00-12:40 pm – Buffet Lunch with colleagues and administrator
Magnolia Room

12:45 – 1:30 – Gen Y Presentation
Magnolia Room, Rogan Kersh ’86, Provost

Monday, August 22, 2016

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Orientation to Athletics
Miller Center, Rovere Room

 Tuesday, August 23, 2016

(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:30 am-2:00 pm Leveraging Diversity to Enhance the Classroom Experience

Lower Auditorium, Wingate Hall, Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Director of Diversity Education

During this workshop, faculty will explore factors impacting the classroom experience including but not limited to cultural diversity, intercultural sensitivity, cross-cultural conflict, campus climate, and inclusive pedagogy. (Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided)

http://diversity.provost.wfu.edu/