Carnegie Mellon University

2020 Incoming Faculty Orientation

Held virtually from August 24-26, 2020

Welcome to Carnegie Mellon’s university-wide Incoming Faculty Orientation, brought to you by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Education and the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation.

This 3 day workshop (9am-11 and 1pm-3pm Monday - Wednesday) is an opportunity to meet other new faculty and explore what Carnegie Mellon has to offer. Programming includes a weclome from senior leadership, details about and support for online/hybrid teaching for Fall 2020, guidance on teaching and learning techniques, information on supporting student well-being, opportunities for small group discussion, and more.

Contact Courtney Bryant, Director, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty, with any questions.

All synchronous sessions will be via Zoom (information to follow).*  Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, August 24:
9:00 - 9:30            Provost's Welcome
9:30 - 10:00          Eberly overview and How do students learn best?
10:00 - 11:00        Technology Enhanced Learning @ CMU: Translating to online/hybrid    
11:00 - 1:00          Break
1:00 - 3:00            Research on How Learning Works & Effective Teaching Strategies for All Students

Tuesday, August 25:
9:00 - 11:00         Faculty Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
11:00 - 1:00          Break
1:00 - 2:00            Faculty Panel: Calibrating to Teaching at CMU
2:10 - 3:00            Technology Enhanced Learning @ CMU: Opportunities & Support 

Wednesday, August 26:
9:00 - 11:00          Faculty Supporting Student Mental Health
11:00 - 1:00          Break
1:30 - 3:00            Frameworks of Support - Policy and Practice

*There will also be numerous opportunities for asychronous learning!!