Each August, Faculty Affairs hosts New Faculty Orientation (NFO) and the Center for Teaching and Learning hosts a Fall Teaching Kickoff event. Please see the full schedule below for the details and registration links.
For more information about Teaching Kickoff (a series of interactive workshops aimed at getting faculty members geared up and ready for the first day of class), click here.
For the New Faculty Onboarding Checklist from the Office of Human Resources, click here.
Please note that participants need to register for Fall Teaching Kickoff and training sessions separately from New Faculty Orientation registration. Click here to RSVP to New Faculty Orientation and/or the President's Dinner events.
Fall 2018 New Faculty Orientaiton Event Schedule
|Canvas Training||Aug. 7-9||Several Sessions Availalbe||Click registration link to the right for more details.||closed|
|Fall Teaching Kickoff Workshops:
a) Syllabus Clinic for New Instructors
b) Little Actions, Big Impact
c) Leveraging Canvas
a) 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
b) 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
c) 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
|Clough Undergraduate Learning Center
|*^New Faculty Orientation||Aug. 14||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Georgia Tech Global Learning Center||closed|
|*^Welcome Reception||Aug. 14||5:00 - 6:30 p.m.||Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center|
|New Faculty OHR Benefits Orientation||Aug. 15||10:00 a.m. - Noon||Technology Square Research Building (TSRB) Auditorium
85 Fifth Street NW
|Training: Using TurningPoint/Clickers||Aug. 16||Several Sessions Availalbe||Click registration link to the right for more details.||closed|
|*^President's Reception and Dinner||Aug. 23||5:00 - 8:00 p.m.||Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom||closed|
|*Part-time New Faculty Orientation||Aug. 29||4:00 - 6:00 p.m.||Georgia Tech Student Center, Room 320|
*Hosted by the Office of Faculty Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development.
^Newly hired full-time “permanent” academic faculty are invited to these events, which includes tenure-track or tenured assistant, associate, and full professors, Lecturers, Academic Professionals at all ranks, and Professors of the Practice. Brittain fellows and some visiting assistant professors have their own new faculty orientation organized by the schools of Literature, Media, and Communications (LMC); Modern Languages; and Math, respectively.
|Teaching & Learning Special Topic||September 12||11:00 - 1:00||Student Center - Peachtree Room||closed|
|Where do I go? Resources Faculty Need||October 23||11:00 - 1:00||Caddell Building Flex Space||closed|
|Supporting Students and Advisees:
Expectations & Legal Responsibilities
|December 4||11:00 - 1:00||Klaus Advanced Computing Building
|End-of-the-Semester New Faculty Reception||December 11||4:30 - 6:30||Bill Moore Student Success Center
President's Suite B
|Teaching & Learning Special Topic:
Avoiding Temperature "Dips" in Course Climate
|February 6||11:30 - 1:00||Student Center - Piedmont Room||closed|
|Doing the Right Thing: Conflicts of Interest||March 5||11:30 - 1:00||Bill Moore Student Success Center
Press Room A
|Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training (QPR)||April 18||11:00 - 1:00||Callaway Manufacturing Research Building
(GTMI) - Room 114
|End-of-the-Year New Faculty Reception||April 30||4:30 - 6:00||Georgia Tech Library - Crossland Tower
ORIENTATION & ONBOARDING RESOURCES