Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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Fall 2018 Orientation Schedule

Department of Writing and Rhetoric: Fall 2018 Teacher Orientation |
Wednesday, August 15 | Sign-in opens 8:00am, 3rd Floor Lobby, Lamar Hall

8:00am-8:30amLamar 323 - DWR Conference Room
Coffee & Light Breakfast Available
8:30am-9:30amLamar 404
New Instructors of WRIT 100 or 101 with Guy Krueger
9:30am-10:30am Lamar 327
Meeting of entire faculty to hear:
• Welcome & Introductions from Stephen Monroe
• Important Announcements from Glenn Schove
• Brown Bags & Faculty Development by Wendy Golberg
• Overview of Observation Policy & Procedures by Karen Forgette
• Distribution of Strategic Plan by Claire Mischker & Jenny Jackson
• Recruiting for the Minor by Karla Lyles
• New from the Writing Centers by Rachel Johnson, Jeanine Rauch, and Claire Mishcker
• #TCW Update by Amber Nichols-Buckley and Colleen Thorndike
• OER Update by Andrew Davis
10:45am-NoonLamar 327Lamar 310Lamar 320
Lumen & OER for WRIT 100, 101 & 102 Instructors with Guy Krueger, Karen Forgette & Andrew DavisOER for WRIT 250 Instructors with Karla LylesSpeech Adaptive Possibilities with Patti O'Sullivan (starting at 11:00am)
Noon-1:00pm Lamar 3rd Floor Lobby
Lunch Available
1:00pm-2:00pmLamar 413Lamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321
Tour of Classroom Technology with Chad RussellOffering Feedback on Problem Papers with Wendy GoldbergIncorporating the Common Read into Your Course with Guy Krueger and Karen ForgetteCommonplace Book Updates by Andrew DavisGamifying Your Course with Colleen Thorndike
2:00pm-3:00pm Lamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Lamar 323
Chip Dunkin's Teaching CircleWhit Hubbard's Teaching CircleGuy Krueger's Teaching CircleAmber Nichols-Buckley's Teaching CircleMarc Watkins' Teaching Circle
Writing CenterLamar 404Lamar 406Lamar 413Lamar 411
Gretchen Bunde's Graduate Instructor Teaching CircleWendy Goldberg's Graduate Instructor Teaching CircleAlison Hitch's Gradaute Instructor Teaching CircleDebra Yancy's Speech Teaching CircleAlice Myatt's Online Teaching Circle
Lamar 407
Andrew Davis' Online Instructor Teaching Circle

Department of Writing and Rhetoric: Pedagogy Workshops |
Thursday, August 16 | See Email to RSVP

8:00am-9:00amLamar 323 - DWR Conference Room
Coffee & Light Breakfast Available
9:00am-10:00am Lamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Writing Center
Developing Classroom Culture Through Oral Communications Opportunities with Ashley Jones-Bodie and Kate HooperUsing Blackboard like a Pro with Marc Watkins and Amber Nichols-BuckleyLeading Great Student Conferences with Chip Dunkin and Gretchen BundeGiving Effective Feedback with Jenny Bucksbarg and Angela GreenIncorporating the Common Read Into Your Course with Guy Krueger and Karen Forgette
9:00am-10:30am Lamar 404
Best Practices in Online Teaching with Andrew Davis
10:15am-11:15amLamar 310Lamar 315Lamar 320Lamar 321Writing Center
Developing Classroom Culture Through Oral Communications Opportunities with Ashley Jones-Bodie and Kate HooperUsing Blackboard like a Pro with Marc Watkins and Amber Nichols-BuckleyLeading Great Student Conferences with Chip Dunkin and Gretchen BundeGiving Effective Feedback with Jenny Bucksbarg and Angela GreenIncorporating the Common Read Into Your Course with Guy Krueger and Karen Forgette
11:15am-NoonLamar 404
New Speech Instructors with Kate Hooper