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New Faculty Orientation 2021

New faculty collaborate on an activity

Welcome to Georgia Southern!

Each year, the Provost’s office and the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) host New Faculty Orientation (NFO). Our mission is to provide resources and information regarding teaching and professional development. The Provost’s Office requires attendance at New Faculty Orientation for all faculty new to Georgia Southern University (GS).

Orientation: August 3, 2021

Schedule

TimeActivity
9:00 - 9:30 Registration and Resource Fair - Nessmith-Lane Center: 847 Plant Drive, Statesboro, Ga 30458
9:30 - 10:15Welcome to Georgia Southern! Greetings from GS Leadership
10:15 - 10:45GS and Inclusive Excellence
10:45 - 11:00Title VII & Title IX with Dr. Amber Culpepper
11:00 - 12:00Documenting and Planning for Professional Growth
12:00 - 1:00Lunch with Your Dean
1:00 - 2:00Getting to know the Georgia Southern Student - Panel
2:00 - 2:45Research at Georgia Southern
2:45 - 3:00Break
3:00 - 4:00Teaching Best Practices: TILT Assignment Design and Assessment Practices
4:00 - 5:00Closing Remarks and Reception

Introduction to the GS Learning Management System – Folio

This workshop will orient you to the Georgia Southern Learning Management System (LMS). Folio is the Georgia Southern brand of Desire to Learn (D2L). You will be introduced to the GS Folio Course Template and key components of how to teach face to face or online using the LMS. The workshop will include 1 hour of instruction followed by open lab time. You will have the opportunity to begin work on a course or practice your skills. The workshop will be hosted in our Center for Teaching Excellence computer training rooms on the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses. Please register for the session that best fits your schedule. Note that you will sign in using your GS username and password and will sign in as a “participant” in all training.

DateTimeLocationRegistration Link
August 2,
Monday
9:30 - 10:30 AM Instruction
10:30 - 12 noon Open Lab
VirtualMonday Morning Armstrong Campus
9:30 - 10:30 AM Instruction
10:30 - 12 noon Open Lab
VirtualMonday Morning Statesboro Campus
1:30 - 2:30 PM Instruction
2:30 - 4:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualMonday Afternoon Armstrong Campus
1:30 - 2:30 PM Instruction
2:30 - 4:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualMonday Afternoon Statesboro Campus
August 4,
Wednesday
9:30 - 10:30 AM Instruction
10:30 - 12 noon Open Lab
VirtualWednesday Morning Armstrong Campus
9:30 - 10:30 AM Instruction
10:30 - 12 noon Open Lab
VirtualWednesday Morning Statesboro Campus
1:30 - 2:30 PM Instruction
2:30 - 4:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualWednesday Afternoon Armstrong Campus
1:30 - 2:30 PM Instruction
2:30 - 4:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualWednesday Afternoon Statesboro Campus
August 9,
Monday
6:00 - 7:00 PM Instruction
7:00 - 8:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualMonday Evening Armstrong Campus
6:00 - 7:00 PM Instruction
7:00 - 8:00 PM Open Lab
VirtualMonday Evening Statesboro Campus
6:00 - 7:00 PM Instruction
7:00 - 8:00 PM Open Lab
Virtual
Monday Evening Virtual

Highlights from previous New Faculty Orientations.

Last updated: 9/14/2021