Teaching Support Centre
New Faculty Orientation: Teaching at Western - 2012
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Room 258, The D.B. Weldon Library

The Teaching Support Centre is offering a day of orientation activities for new faculty members (i.e, full-time, part-time, sessional faculty who have joined the university in the past 12 months).

9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
- Janice Deakin, Provost & Vice-President (Academic)
- Debra Dawson, Director, Teaching Support Centre
- Jennifer Holburn, Coordinator, Faculty Recruitment and Retention

9:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Who Are Our Western Students?
Facilitator: Nanda Dimitrov, Associate Director, Teaching Support Centre
Panelists: Iain Smith, Senior Liaison Officer; 2 undergraduate students and 2 graduate students

11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Rules and Rhythm of the Academic Year
- Mike Atkinson, Faculty Associate, Teaching Support Centre

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Teaching Resource Fair and Complimentary Lunch
- Join the TSC team for lunch and meet representatives from a variety of campus services.

1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.(Concurrent Sessions - Choose One)

Faculty Mentor Program (for tenure-track faculty)
- Madeline Lennon, Coordinator, Faculty Mentor Program, Teaching Support Centre

Roundtable Discussion: Support for part-time and sessional faculty
- Representatives from Office of Faculty Relations

2:00 p.m. 2:45 p.m. Promoting Academic Integrity
- Nadine LeGros, Language & Communication Instructor, Teaching Support Centre
- Jennifer Meister, Ombudsperson

2:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. International Experiences and Opportunities at Western
- Lise Pedersen, Manager International Learning, Western International

3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Reflections/Advice from Veteran New Faculty
Facilitator: Debra Dawson, Teaching Support Centre
Panelists: Yolanda Babenko-Mould (Nursing); Karen Priestman (History); Dave Walton (Physical Therapy)

5:00 p.m. The Office of Faculty Recruitment and Retention will host a BBQ to welcome new academic members and their families to the Western community at 5:00 p.m. at Delaware Hall


THIS PROGRAM IS INTENDED FOR FACULTY. REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED TO FULL AND PART-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS.

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Teaching Support Centre
Room 122, The D.B. Weldon Library
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 3K7
tsc@uwo.ca