In this inaugural meeting, attendees will mingle with other faculty new to the campus during a breakfast meeting.
We’ll then overview the First Year Program before taking a brief and engaging look (in a game show format) at the history, traditions, myths, and current status of UW-Whitewater. By the end of the session, first year faculty will have a better understanding of:
Few tools serve the contemporary faculty member as readily as technology. It’s a pervasive part of virtually all instructional and non-instructional activities. This session will familiarize faculty with on-line services to assist in managing courses and the host of other professional responsibilities.
Through a series of hands-on and interactive exercises, attendees will meet and work with staff of Instructional, Communication and Information Technology (iCIT), getting an early start on using or refining use of:
During the first of the luncheon meetings, Associate Vice Chancellor Greg Cook will overview the Purple Book process—introducing first year faculty to UW-Whitewater’s vehicle for chronicling professional accomplishments relevant to reappointment, promotion and tenure.
By the end of the session, first year faculty will have a sense of the purposes and timelines relevant to the Purple Book, and have: