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2017 Faculty Orientation

August 29, 2017 | 8:00 am - August 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm

2017 Faculty Orientation

Day 1: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
University Golf Club, 5185 University Blvd

Day 2: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ponderosa Ballroom, 6445 University Blvd

By invitation only.

The RSVP is now closed.

Please join us at this year’s Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 29 at the University Golf Club. This year, we will be focusing on, among other areas, initiatives for the Teacher Education Program in 2017/18, inclusive teaching practices, student wellbeing and First Peoples Principles of Learning. We will also provide opportunities in the afternoon for instructors and advisors to meet with elementary/middle years cohort leaders and multi-section course coordinators.

For faculty advisors, there will be an additional orientation day on Wednesday, August 30 at the Ponderosa Ballroom. The agenda is listed on the RSVP link below.


Day 1 Agenda – University Golf Club

  • Breakfast (8:30 – 9:00 a.m.)
  • Morning Session (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.):
    • Welcome to the BEd Program 2017-18 / Areas of focus for the year
    • Current Approaches to Inclusive Education – Dr. Jennifer Katz
    • Implications for Teacher Education, Q/A
    • First People’s Principles of Learning – Dr. Jan Hare
    • Supporting Teachers’ Wellness and Mental Health – Dr. Eva Oberle
    • Teacher Candidate Support – Bette Shippam and Lorrie Miller
  • Lunch (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Session (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.):
    • Education Technology Support – Dr. Natasha Boskic/Yvonne Dawydiak/Jo-Anne Naslund/Wendy Traas
    • Cohort Introductions: Elementary/Middle Years Coordinators
    • Carousel discussions
    • Elementary/Middle Years Cohort Coordinators’ meeting
    • French Instructors/Faculty Advisors meeting

Day 2 Agenda – Ponderosa

  • Breakfast (8:00 – 8:45 a.m.)
  • Morning Session (8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.):
    • Introductions
    • General Discussion – A Year at a Glance
    • Tuition Fee Certificates/Gift
    • Reporting
    • Housekeeping
    • Placement Process & Timelines
    • Mileage – Joel Kobylka
    • Teacher Education For All Presentation
  • Break (10:00 – 10:15 a.m.)
    • Reporting
    • Crisis Management
  • Lunch (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Afternoon session (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.):
    • Effective Mentoring Practices
    • E-Review

Questions? Please contact the Teacher Education Office at 604 822 5242 or teacher.ed@ubc.ca.


Details

Start:
August 29, 2017 | 8:00 am
End:
August 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm
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Website:
http://teach.educ.ubc.ca/faculty-orientation-2017/

Venue

University Golf Club
5185 University Blvd
Vancouver, V6R 1X5
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Phone:
604 224 1818