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New Faculty Orientation 2022

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Welcome to Georgia Southern!

Each year, the Provost’s office and the Faculty Center (previously the 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 1 & 2, 2022

Agenda

All New Faculty Orientation events will be located in the Nessmith-Lane Center’s ballroom, 847 Plant Drive, Statesboro, Ga 30458.

Monday, August 1
8:45 - 9:30Check In
9:30 - 10:00Welcome from University Leadership
10:00 - 10:45Teaching Tips and Tricks with the Faculty Center
10:45 - 11:45Folio - The GS Learning Management System: Part I
11:45 - 12:00Meet Your Dean
12:00 - 1:00LUNCH with your Dean
1:00 - 2:45Working at Georgia Southern: Human Resources
2:45 - 3:00Break
3:00 - 3:45Getting to know the GS Student
3:45 - 4:30Student Success
4:30 - 5:30Reception for New Faculty hosted by Provost Reiber
Tuesday, August 2
8:45 - 9:00Check In
9:00 - 9:45Folio - The GS Learning Management System: Part II
9:45 - 10:30 Learning Technology Support (LTS)
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:15Equal Opportunity and Title IX
11:15 - 12:00Meaningful and Manageable Assessment
12:00 - 1:30LUNCH - Dining Commons
1:30 - 2:15Faculty Success Panel
2:15 - 3:00Research: Where to Start?
3:00 - 3:15Break
3:15 - 4:00GS Libraries: Resources and Services for Faculty
4:00 - 4:30Documenting & Planning for Professional Growth with the Faculty Center

NFO Training

Registration for the following is included in the NFO Registration Form.

TitleLocationDateTime
Folio Communication Tools -
Discussions, Calendar, News Items
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 39 - 9:45 AM
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 31 - 1:45 PM
Science Center 1503A - Armstrong August 49 - 9:45 AM
Folio Assessment Tools part 1 -
Dropbox and Rubrics
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 310 - 10:45 AM
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 32 - 2:45 PM
Science Center 1503A - Armstrong August 410 - 10:45 AM
Folio Assessment Tools part 2 -
Quizzes
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 311 - 11:45 AM
IT 1203 - StatesboroAugust 33 - 3:45 PM
Science Center 1503A - Armstrong August 411 - 11:45 AM
Adjunct AcademyVirtualAugust 86 - 8 PM
Faculty Center Virtual or In-person Consultations Submit a Helpdesk Ticket M-F8 AM - 5 PM
Full Faculty Center Training ScheduleFaculty Center Training Schedule

Highlights from previous New Faculty Orientations.

Last updated: 8/9/2022