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Welcome Week 2020

Welcome Back Warhawks

As we prepare for students to return, we invite you to attend virtual workshops.  The State of the University will be held later in the semester and more information will be emailed when it is available. 

If you have any questions regarding the schedule of events please reach out to Nicole Caine at cainen@uww.edu

Schedule updated on 8/12/2020


Schedule of Events

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Department Chairs Workshop
Audience: Department Chairs and Deans
Virtual and invitation only

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Department Chairs Workshop
Audience: Department Chairs and Deans
Virtual and invitation only
2 - 3 p.m. Classroom Technology Sessions
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
All paperwork must be
turned in by August 19
Human Resources and Diversity Complete Paperwork
Audience: All new employees
Contact HR&D to finalize paperwork. 
Email: hr@uww.edu or
Phone: (262) 472 - 1024
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Technology Overview for UW-Whitewater Faculty and Staff
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
10 - 11 a.m. Welcome Back Town Hall
Audience: All Employees
Virtual: Click here for Webex link
            Event number:  133 010 6879
            Event password:  wA3Ar7HbZ7m
            US Toll Free:  +1-855-749-4750
            Access Code:  133 010 6879
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Getting started with Canvas
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
11 - 12:30 p.m. Academic Year Welcome by HR&D
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link  
            Event number:  133 188 2184
            Event password: Welcome01
            US Toll Free: 
+1-855-749-4750
            Access Code: 133 188 2184
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Instructional Technology for the Blended Classroom
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
3 - 4 p.m. Canvas Basic Refresher
Audience: Any employee
Virtual: Register here

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. First Year Program Breakfast
Audience: Newly-hired, tenure-track faculty
Invitation only
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Hands-On Technology for First Year Program and New Instructional Academic Staff
Audience: Faculty and instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
Individual WebEx sessions with liaison librarians Library Services & Online Resources
Audience: New Faculty/Academic Staff
Virtual: Each librarian will reach out to the new faculty and instructors in their departments and schedule individual and small group WebEx sessions.
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Off Only
Click here for more information
1 - 2 p.m. Canvas Tools Introduction (Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, Rubrics)
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Classroom Technology Sessions
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here

Self-paced ICIT Technology Open House
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for more information
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Only
Click here for more information
1 - 2 p.m. Teaching during a Pandemic: Challenges and Ideas
Audience: Any employee (Instructional focused)
Virtual: Register here
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Getting Started in Navigate/Academic Workshop
Audience: Instructors and Advisors and other Navigate users
Virtual: Register here
9 - 10:30 a.m. Fall Forum
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for Webex link
            Event number: 133 754 6635
            Event Password: rsAmtJsK764
            US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
            Access code: 133 754 6635
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Fall Forum Concurrent Sessions
Cybersecurity programs and services

Presenters: Brian Dennis, Kevin Kaufman, Roger Yin and Jiazhen Zhou
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link
            Meeting number: 133 485 5246
            Meeting password: 7cUX8mU2T85
            US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
            Access Code: 133 485 5246

Aging, research and support
Presenter: Jeannine Rowe
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link
            Meeting number: 133 758 5524
            Meeting password: SRswMvJ2T42
            US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
            Access Code: 133 758 5524

Education Partnerships: UW-Whitewater and Whitewater School District
Presenters: Robin Fox, Lana Collet-Klingenberg, Fred Trotter and Caroline Pate-Hefty the District Administrator for the Whitewater Unified School District
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link
            Meeting number: 133 256 9223
            Meeting password: Ju7dWnfGC82 
            US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
            Access code: 133 256 9223

Budget Update and Outlook
Presenters: Taryn Carothers and Kristin Plessel
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link
           Meeting number: 133 369 1211
           Meeting password: zUPJp9fzr83 
           US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
           Access code: 133 369 1211

Program optimization, a beginning conversation
Presenters: Greg Cook and Joan Littlefield Cook
Virtual: Click here for the Webex link
            Meeting number: 133 181 8055
            Meeting password: e3C26X3d8bG 
            US Toll Free: +1-855-749-4750
            Access code: 133 181 8055
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Only
Click here for more information
Self-paced ICIT Technology Open House
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for more information
1 - 2 p.m. Academic Affairs Workshop.  Flexibility, Interactions, and Assessments: Building Ideas Together
Audience: Any employee (Instructional staff focused)
Virtual: Register here
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. What Students want in Canvas
Audience: Instructional staff 
Virtual: Register here
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Using Canvas for Grading Feedback
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Only
Click here for more information
Self-paced ICIT Technology Open House
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for more information
1 - 2 p.m. Classroom Technology Sessions
Audience: Instructional staff
Virtual: Register here
2 - 3 p.m. Registrar's Office Resources and Academic Policies
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for Webex link
            Event number:  133 575 6505
            Event password:  8y2MaJBHwM3
            US Toll Free:  +1-855-749-4750
            Access Code:  133 575 6505
8 - 10:30 a.m. Payroll & Group Benefits Orientation
Audience: New employees
Virtual: Register by 4 p.m. Friday, August 21,
email: benefits@uww.edu
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Only
Click here for more information
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Getting Started in Navigate/Academic Workshop
Audience: Instructors and Advisors and other Navigate users
Virtual: Register here
Self-paced ICIT Technology Open House
Audience: All employees
Virtual: Click here for more information
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Using Navigate Features, Academic Affairs Workshop
Audience: Faculty and Professional Advisors
Virtual: Register here
  College/Department Activities

College/Department Activities
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Move-In: Extended Drop Only
Click here for more information

All Day Warhawk Welcome
Audience: All Freshman Students and Transfer Students
Mostly Virtual, some in-person events

All Day Warhawk Welcome
Audience: All Freshman Students and Transfer Students
Mostly virtually, some in person (RU Purple program in Perkins cancelled, students painting road in alternate format)

Self-paced Events

Ethics
Audience: All employees
Click here for training videos and and click on the Ethics Tab.  The two videos to watch are Ethics Basics and Ethics Collusion.