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Fall 2021 Instructor Orientation

Fall 2021 Instructor Orientation Countdown

 

Welcome

Welcome to our Fall 2021 Instructor Orientation Webpage!

Our theme this year is HOPE –h for heroic, o for optimistic, p for persevering, and e for empathetic. These are just some of the qualities that you continue to demonstrate each year and for that we say, thank you! We hope you are ready for an awesome year.

Here on our Orientation webpage, you will be able to access everything you need to enjoy this year’s orientation. Register for our pro-dev workshops, download the contents of your instructor package, take a virtual tour of our campus, chat with your support services reps, connect with individuals in your program, and more!

Take some time to familiarize yourself with the webpage contents so you will be ready to join all our activities on Tuesday, August 31st. See you soon and don't forget to register below!

Orientation Activities

Orientation Agenda & Live Sessions

Pro Dev Webinar #1

Welcome to CUPE 3913: Know Your Rights and the Wrongs

8:00am - 8:45am | Online

Note: This session intended for UofG sessional instructors

Join the President of CUPE 3913 as he outlines and discusses your rights as members of one of Canada’s largest Unions. Instructors will also learn the importance of your local during these unprecedented times.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 8:00am

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Live Session #1

Guelph-Humber Leadership Q&A & Welcome

9:00am - 10:00am | Online

Hear from our Interim Vice Provost Dr. George Bragues as he provides an update on the Fall semester. He will also be available for a Q&A following the update.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 9:00am

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Live Session #2

Departmental Services Conversation Panel

10:15am - 11:15am | Online

Bring your coffee and tea and join our live conversation panel where you can meet your departmental services. Learn how they can help make your teaching experience a lot easier!

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 10:15am

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Live Meetings

Program Meetings

11:30am - 1:00pm | Online

Meet your Program Head, Assistant Program Head & Faculty Support Officer! Get an update on what to expect this year in your program and connect with those who you will be working closely with throughout the school year.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 11:30am

Business
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Community Social Services
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Early Childhood Studies
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Electives
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Justice Studies
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Kinesiology
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Media & Communication Studies
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Psychology
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Pro Dev Webinar #2

Technologies in Teaching: Tools & Applications

1:30pm - 2:15pm | Online

With the pivot to technologically-mediated education, which will continue in a post-pandemic environment, students come to University expecting the use of more digital tools to enhance their learning. In order to meet this expectation, along with providing an opportunity for upskilling, this session offers a tutorial on some tools and software to create material that will both extend learning and engage students.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 1:30pm

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Pro Dev Webinar #3

CourseLink Tools & Related Technologies for Effective Teaching & Learning

2:30pm - 3:15pm | Online

This webinar is intended for instructors teaching face-to-face and remote learning courses at Guelph-Humber in Fall 2021. Participants will identify the best CourseLink tools for specific course activities such as selecting a web conferencing tool, effectively communicating with students, as well as assessment and evaluation.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 2:30pm

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Pro Dev Webinar #4

Adopt, Plan & Deliver on Microsoft Teams

3:30pm - 4:15pm | Online

Discover ways to enhance communications and productivity! Do you use Microsoft Teams on a regular basis and want to learn more? Are you looking for ways to increase your efficiency and productivity in Teams? Join us to discover ways to enhance communication and increase your efficiency and productivity within Teams. Learn how Teams can help organize your workday and make it easier to stay connected with colleagues.

Tune In: Tues. August 31st at 3:30pm

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Campus Tour

Teaching at UofGH for the first time?
New to the campus?

Take a virtual tour!

Stay Connected

Join the conversation on social media, #GHFacultyHOPE

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Got Questions?

Connect with a member from Academic Services by emailing us at
academicservices@guelphhumber.ca
A staff member from our department will respond to your inquiry.