New Faculty Seminar – Connecting With Your College, Colleagues, and Students.
In this session, new faculty were invited to learn more about their college, their colleagues, and their students. With a series of interactive group activities and round table discussions, faculty members new to ACC were given the opportunity to find key points of contact in the college and develop solutions to early challenges. They learned from seasoned instructors and each other as they develop the ties with their colleagues that are essential to a satisfying career.
This event was held on Friday, September 15th, 2017
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New Faculty Seminar – Helping Your Students Achieve Successs.
In this session, new faculty were exposed to resources from ACC and beyond that support student success. Participants focused on colleague to colleague sharing of best practices in the classroom, and left with new ideas to easily implement.
This event was held on October 13th, 2017 at 8:30 AM
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New Faculty Seminar – Learning From Your Experiences at ACC.
In this session, new faculty were introduced to ACC’s evaluation and portfolio process. Resources for learning more about specific departmental and college-wide requirements were provided. The focus was using the evaluation process more personally; as an opportunity to reflect on the current semester with an eye toward how to make the next one even better. This interactive session got faculty members thinking about their syllabi, teaching philosophies, and future growth as educators.
This event was held on November 10, 2017 at 8:30AM
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New Faculty Seminar Series
The New Faculty Seminar Series is a three session seminar developed by the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL). The seminar is open to all new faculty, both adjunct and full time, and will cover a full range of experiences that will benefit educators of any designation. Attend as many sessions as your schedule allows. Faculty members who complete all three sessions of this series will be awarded a certificate.
The FCTL gives away several great teaching-focused books at each event – make sure to enter your name in the drawing at the sign-in table!
Breakfast is served at these events; please contact the Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning (FCTL@austincc.edu) if you have dietary restrictions.