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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
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ponderosa Ballroom, 6445 University Blvd

By invitation only.

RSVP by Thurs, Aug 4

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.

Please let us know whether you will be joining us by Thursday, August 24.


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
    • Indigenous Perspectives in the BEd Program – Dr. Jan Hare
    • Supporting Teachers’ Wellness and Mental Health – Dr. Eva Oberle
    • Teacher Candidate Support – Bette Shippam and Lorrie Miller
    • Scheduling Updates – Jennifer Stewart
  • Lunch (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Afternoon Session (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.):
    • Education Technology Support – Dr. Natasha Boskic/Yvonne Dawydiak
    • Education Library Support Overview – Jo-Anne Naslund
    • Cohort Introductions: Elementary/Middle Years Coordinators
    • Carousel discussions: Core Multi-Section Course Cooridnators
    • Elementary/Middle Years Cohort Coordinators’ meeting (3:00 – 3:30 p.m.)

Day 2 Agenda – Ponderosa

  • Breakfast (8:30 – 9:00 a.m.)
  • Morning Session (9:00 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
  • 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