Schedule for 2015-2016 New Faculty Transitions and Resources from Previous Sessions

The NEW FACULTY TRANSITIONS 2015 - 2016 sessions are listed below:

 

DATE TOPIC PRESENTER
Sept 1

Setting Goals (Follow up of New Faculty Planning Document) and Time Management

Yvette Huet and Danny Hanes  (IT)

Sept 8

Library Resources and Writing Resource Center

Alison Bradley and Joan Mullin

Sept 15

Center for Teaching and Learning and Office of Assessment

Garvey Pyke, Heather McCullough and Christine Robinson

Sept 22 Research Support Lesley Brown
Sept 29 Legal Guidelines for Classroom Policies and Practices: Follow up Jesh Humphrey and Christine Reed Davies
Oct 6 What is Plagiarism and Steps to Take if you Suspect a Student of Plagiarism Joan Mullin and Bruce Long
Oct 13 FALL BREAK - NO PROGRAMMING  
Oct 20 Collegiality – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Bruce Auerbach
Oct 27 Title IX and SaVE Legal Affairs
Nov 3 Mentoring Students Nan Fey-Yensan and Katherine Hall-Hertel
Nov 10 Annual Review/RPT and Communication Strategies Yvette Huet
Nov 17 Mosaic and Honors Programs

Jean-Claude Thill, Malin Pereira

Nov 24 THANKSGIVING BREAK  
Dec 1 International Programs and Travel 101

Joel Gallegos

Dec 8 Diversity Gena Smith, Yvette Huet
Dec 15

Wrap up and Reception

Participants, Presenters, The Provost, The Deans

RESOURCES

Download Presentations from 2015-2016 NFT Sessions
Click here to access the Presentation from Atkins Library
Click here to access Writing Resource Center Presentation
Click here to access the presentation from the Office of Assessment and Accreditation
Click here to access the handout from the Office of Assessment and Accreditation
Click here to access the presentation from The Office of Proposal Development
Click here to access a useful presentation on writing the Broader Impacts section on grant proposals
Click here to access an important presentation on Data Management, and here to access a presentation on Data Security. An understanding of both these topics is essential when writing a grant proposal that includes qualitative or quantitative data sets.

 

 

NEW FACULTY TRANSITIONS 2014-2015 SCHEDULE

DATE

TOPIC

August 26

Setting Goals (Follow up of New Faculty Planning Document) and Time Management

September 2

Things I wish I Had Known During my First Year

September 9

Plagiarism: Steps to Take if you Suspect a Student of Plagiarism

September 16

Research Support

September 23

Legal Guidelines for Classroom Policies and Practices: Follow up

September 30

Mosaic and Honors Programs

October 7

FALL BREAK - NO PROGRAMMING

October 14

              Collegiality – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

October 21

Title IX and SaVE

October 28

Mentoring Students

November 4

Annual Review/RPT

November 11

Open Forum - Informal Panel/Feedback Session

Resources from 2014-2015 New Faculty Transitions

Click here to access, "Things I Wish I had Known During my First Year 2014"

Click here to read, "The Top 10 Things New Faculty would Like to hear from their Colleagues."

Click here to access the Handout provided by Lesley Brown about the Office of Proposal Development

Click here to access "Seeking External Funding at UNC Charlotte," the Powerpoint presented by Lesley Brown

Click here to access the one page Classroom Disruption Handout provided by Jesh Humphrey and Christine Davis at the September 23rd Session

Click here to access the powerpoint "Classroom Management and Disruptive Student Behavior," presented by Jesh Humphrey and Christine Davis

Click here to access the sample Graduate Student Job Description that was presented by Dr. Nan Fey-Yensan during the session on Mentoring

 

GENERAL RESOURCES FOR NEW FACULTY

Click here to acess Early Career Resources from the University of Iowa. Although some links are specific to the University of Iowa, there are numerous links to more general resources to help new faculty succeed.

 

New Faculty Transitions 2013 – 2014 Schedule

 

Date

                   Topic

August 28th

Things I wish I Had Known During my First Year plus New Faculty Planning Document

September 4th

Setting Goals (Follow up of New Faculty Planning Document) and Time Management

September 11th

Ethics

September 25th

Research Support

October 2nd

Plagiarism: Steps to Take if you Suspect a Student of Plagiarism

October 9th

Mentoring Students

October 23rd

Collegiality – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

October 30th

Legal Guidelines for Classroom Policies and Practices: Follow up

November 6th

Annual Review/RPT

November 13th

Open Forum - Informal Panel/Feedback Session

 

Resources from 2013 - 2014 New Faculty Transitions Sessions

For a summary of "What I Wish I had Known During my First Year 2012" please click here

For a summary of "What I Wish I had Known During my First Year 2013" please click here

For a list of Ethics Resources kindly provided by Cindy Wolf Johnson, please click here

For a copy of the Power Point Presentation: "Seeking External Funding at UNCC" by Lesley Brown, please click here

For a copy of the Power Point Presentation: "Mentoring Graduate and Undergraduate Students" by Larissa Huber, please click here

 

2012-2013 sessions are listed below.

Date

Topic

Presenter

Room

August 29th

Things I wish I Had Known During my First Year plus Scavenger Hunt

Graduates of the Transitions Program

CHHS 128

September 5th

RPT - What You Need to Know

Yvette Huet

CHHS 128

September 26th

Time Management

Yvette Huet

CHHS 128

October 3rd

Research Support

Leslie Brown

CHHS 128

October 17th

Plagiarism and Issues of Academic Integrity

Donna Gunter

CHHS 128

October 31st

Collegiality – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Bruce Auerbach

CHHS 128

November 7th

Ethics

Cindy Wolf Johnson

CHHS 128

November 28th

Mentoring Students and Dealing with Student Issues

Bernadette Donovan-Merkert;
Susan Sell; Harish Cherukuri

CHHS 128

December 5th

Open Forum - Informal Panel/Feedback Session

 

CHHS 128


2011-2012 session information:

  • September 14, 2011, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Cone 111, Open Forum: What I Wish I Had Known When I Got Here; 2nd-4thyear Assistant Professors Panel, presenters

  • October 12, 2011, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salon A/334A, Campus Resources to Support Your Research, Pam King and Lesley Brown, Research and Federal Relations, presenters

  • November 9, 2011, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Cone 208, Annual Review and the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Process, Yvette Huet, ADVANCE Faculty Affairs Office Faculty Director and Interim Chair, Kinesiology, presenter

  • February 8, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Cone 109, Plagiarism and Issues of Academic Integrity, Donna Gunter, Subject Librarian, J. Murrey Atkins Library

  • March 14, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Cone 109, Communications Strategies: Using the Internet, Email and New Media in Teaching and Scholarship, JamesTabor, Professor and Chair, Religious Studies, and Ann Jefferson, Assistant Professor Dept of Geography and Earth Sciences

  • April 11, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Cone 109, Time Management Strategies and Planning a Successful Summer, speaker Yvette Huet, ADVANCE Faculty Affairs Office Faculty Director and Interim Chair, Kinesiology, presenter