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8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
TU-1 COR (GST) Capstone Seminar Organizational Meeting
Global Commons Bldg. 200
8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
TU-2 MTH 110 Workshop
|8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.|
TU-3 Department Chairs meet with the Dean
Consult description for meetings and locations
|9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.|
TU-4 Generations in the Workplace
(Pre-registration at www.elon.edu/olpd)
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
TU-5 New Faculty Orientation
(Requires RSVP through the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning - see description for more information)
Belk Pavilion 208
10:15 a.m.–12:00 noon
TU-6 Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop
McKinnon, Moseley Center
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m.
TU-7 Using the Common Reading, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Click here to RSVP for a lunch. Please RSVP by August 14.
1:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
TU-8 Faculty and Staff Leaders of Short-term Study Abroad and Study USA Courses
Global Commons Media Room 103
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
TU-9 Student Health Behaviors: Response and Referral Resources
|2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.|
TU-10 Resource and Opportunity Fair
Great Hall, Global Commons
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
TU-11 Honors Thesis New Mentor Meeting
Location: Global Commons Bldg. 200
The faculty of COR (GST) interdisciplinary capstone seminars will participate in an organizational meeting, including conversation about different capstone projects being used and other pedagogies for integrating learning.
Intended Audience: All faculty teaching COR (GST) capstone seminars during 2014-15 (and others who would like to attend).
Location: Duke 202
This workshop is for those who may teach MTH 110 in fall or spring. While the session will be primarily geared to the needs of new instructors and adjuncts, continuing instructors are welcome to attend. Ideas for first day activities in MTH 110 will be provided.
Intended Audience: Geared to faculty who will teach MTH 110 in 2014-15, but open to all members of Elon University
|Elon College||Lindner 206|
|School of Communications||McEwen 101 D|
|School of Business||Please consult with your Dean|
|School of Education||Please consult with your Dean|
|School of Health Sciences||Please consult with your Dean|
Intended Audience: Department Chairs and Associate Chairs
Sponsored by the Office of Leadership & Professional Development.
Location: Oaks 212
Stephanie Kelber, Consultant in Training and Organizational Development at NC State University will assist attendees in learning more about the work styles of the different generations. This will include examining the values/work ethic, the workplace attributes, and the workplace struggles of the different generations (Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y, and Generation Z).
Please preregister on the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website (www.elon.edu/olpd)
Location: Belk Pavilion 208
New faculty will meet with the President, the Provost and with experienced Elon faculty to learn more about teaching and thriving at Elon and to prepare for the start of the academic year. The new faculty orientation program is facilitated by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning; more details are online at www.elon.edu/newfaculty.
Intended Audience: All full-time faculty who are new to Elon this academic year.
To reserve a lunch for the new faculty orientation session, email Laura St. Cyr at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide your name, academic department and to indicate if you have any dietary restrictions. RSVP by Tuesday, August 12, or as soon as possible.
Location: McKinnon, Moseley Center
Join your Elon 101 colleagues as we learn about new program initiatives and discuss the future of Elon 101.
Intended Audience: Directed to those teaching Elon 101 in the fall.
Location: McKinnon, Moseley Center
This session wil be useful for anyone interested in teaching with The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind or communicating with students about the book. Come share ideas or find inspiration in those of your colleagues. Instructors of COR (GST) 110, ENG 110, Elon 101, MTH 110, and other first-year courses are especially encouraged to attend.
Lunch will be provided for faculty and staff members who RSVP by Thursday, August 14.
Click here to RSVP.
Intended Audience: Designed for all faculty and staff working with first-year students, but open to all members of Elon University
Location: Global Commons Media Room 103
This workshop is required of faculty and staff who will be leading a group off-campus in 2014-15, whether abroad or domestically. We will introduce a new Moodle site to support these programs and program leaders. Please direct any questions to Woody Pelton.
Intended Audience: Faculty and staff teaching short-term study abroad and study USA courses 2014-15.
Location: Lindner 206
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, academic performance and student health are inextricably linked. Learn techniques for supporting student health and responding to indicators of unhealthy behaviors. Get updated information on university resources for individual response and referrals. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that about a quarter of college students experience difficulty with academics due to alcohol use. Other health topics impacting academic performance include sleep, stress, nutrition, sexuality and relationships.
Intended Audience: Open to all members of the Elon University Community
Location: Great Hall, Global Commons
Faculty and staff from the campus programs and resources listed below will be available to talk about their programs/offices and the opportunities/support they provide.
Individuals from the following offices and programs will be available to discuss their programs and answer your questions. Light refreshments provided.
|Academic Support and Advising|
(Book store/print services/dining services)
|Belk Library||Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning|
|Center for Leadership||College Writing Program|
|Community Partnerships||Faculty Ombudsperson|
|Gender & LGBTQ Center||Elon Core Curriculum|
|Health Promotion, Substance Education, & Community Well-being||Human Resources|
|Isabella Cannon Global Education Center||Kernodle Center for Service Learning|
|Multicultural Center||Partners in Prevention/Health Promotion|
|Sponsored Programs & University Advancement||Student Professional Development Center|
|Student Undergraduate Research Program||Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program|
|Teaching & Learning Technologies||Women's & Gender Studies|
|Writing Center & Writing Across the University||Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement|
Intended Audience: Open to all interested faculty and staff who teach or advise students.
Location: Lindner 204
This meeting is required for any faculty member who will be serving as a new mentor to an Honors Fellow working on an Honors thesis this year and is encouraged for all Honors mentors. The session provides an overview of expectations for both students and faculty members and includes information about the thesis, Honors program requirements, compensation, and more. New this year will be the discussion of HNR 498 syllabi, with examples shared by seasoned mentors.
Intended Audience: Specifically new mentors of Honors Fellows, but all Honors mentors are invited.