New Faculty Institute

New Faculty Institute

The New Faculty Institute intends to build community  among faculty in order to sustain a network of support on campus; engage with teaching narratives and one another over time; discuss campus partnerships that facilitate faculty and student support networks, and develop learner-centered pedagogical strategies in higher education. See the Events Calendar for upcoming New Faculty Institute program dates and descriptions.

Streamlining Grading and Feedback with Canvas

Thursday, October 28 ⋅12:10 – 1:05pm
Location:  Zoom

Instructors know that grading student work and providing feedback is important but that it can be both time consuming and demanding. In this session you will explore creative strategies for streamlining your grading and feedback process that include leveraging Canvas and other technologies. The session will have a companion Canvas module with additional resources. Please bring your favorite tip or challenge to share.

Facilitated by Marilyn Dispensa, Senior Instructional Designer, Center for Faculty Excellence

***This session is designed to support the professional development of our newer faculty members; however, all faculty are welcome.

Navigating the Faculty Evaluation Process

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Megan Hotchkiss, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Christine Kitano, Associate Professor in the Departments of Writing and English, and Brad Hougham, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor in the Department of Performance Studies will present a zoom session on navigating the faculty evaluation process. The three panelists will provide general advice, lessons learned, perspectives on policies, and an opportunity to ask questions.

Contact the CFE for a link to the recording.

Supporting Students in Distress

Thursday, October 7, 2021

This session is intended to help newer faculty deepen their understanding of their roles in student support, boundaries, and aspects of the support system at IC. It will include such topics as: what happens when an ICARE referral is filed; what role the Office of Public Safety has in doing welfare checks; and the manner in which Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) interacts with those offices as well as Cayuga Medical Center when transporting students experiencing emergencies.

Facilitated by Brian Petersen, Director, Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness
and Rebecca Cogan-Carroll, Program Director, Case Management

Contact the CFE for a link to the recording.