Carnegie Mellon University

Eberly Center

Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

Welcome New Faculty!

Looking forward to seeing you at Incoming Faculty Orientation in 2018

The Vice Provost for Faculty, Dr. Kathryn Roeder, plans Incoming Faculty Orientation in collaboration with the Eberly Center. If you have not yet signed up, please RSVP. This year's agenda is below.

Here we highlight three areas of our teaching website to help you as you begin thinking about your course design and write your syllabus:

We encourage you to take advantage of the Eberly Center’s services and resources as you work to become more effective and efficient in your teaching.

Contact us with any questions about teaching, learning, or educational technology...

2017 Incoming Faculty Orientation Agenda

Location: Singleton Room, Roberts Hall

Monday, Aug 21:

9:00- 9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:15 CMU Overview

10:15-10:45 Interactive Exercise (Community-building ice breaker)

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:30 How the University Works

11:30-12:00 How Students Learn Best & Support for Teaching @ CMU

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-2:15 Understanding CMU Policies & Practices that Balance Rigor & Student Support

2:15-2:30    Break

2:30-3:30 Course & Syllabus Design

3:30- 5:00    Meet and Greet Reception highlighting Key University Resources 

Tuesday, Aug 22:

9:00-9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-11:15 Research on How Learning Works & Effective Teaching Strategies

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Technology Enhanced Learning @ CMU: Opportunities & Support

12:30-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:15 Calibrating to Teaching at CMU (Faculty Panel)

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-4:00 Bias Busters

Wednesday, Aug 23:

9:30-10:30     Funding your work: How can CMU help?

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Funding your work: Best practices panel discussion