Faculty Career Development hosts adjunct faculty orientation in August and January. New and returning adjuncts are welcome and encouraged to attend! The agenda below is representative of what you will find at AFO. Please direct questions to the Faculty Development team at FCDS@rit.edu.

Spring 2018 Adjunct Faculty Orientation is January 11, 2018, 3-5 pm. Click here to learn more and register. 

There is also a special Getting Started with myCourses adjunct training preceding orientation. Click here to register.  

Adjunct Orientation: "Your Survival Kit" Representative Agenda (subject to change)

1. Welcome/Overview - Faculty Career Development
Anne Marie Canale, amctwc@rit.edu
Cheryl Herdklotz, cahetc@rit.edu

Orientation slides

2. Student Information System (SIS)
Tina Sturgis, Senior Associate Registrar, tmscst@rit.edu
Luke Auburn, Communications Specialist, lraits@rit.edu

Provides an overview of SIS; all instructors have access to the SIS Faculty/Staff Information Center to view your schedule of classes, class rosters, submit grades, and a downloadable Faculty Guide to the SIS.

3. Innovative Learning Institute (ILI)/Teaching & Learning Services (TLS)
Marty Golia, Instructional Design Consultant and Researcher, mdgtwc@rit.edu

Covers RIT’s Academic Technologies, TLS services, and myCourses support for RIT’s teaching faculty. myCourses is the course management system at RIT. This brief introduction will help you navigate the system and learn where you can get more information and support.

4. RIT Library Resources
Academic Integrity
Roman Koshykar, Computing & Information Sciences Librarian, rgkwml@rit.edu

Provides information on many resources available to you and your students, on campus and online, as well as information on RIT’s academic integrity polices.

5. Teaching Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students - Resources and Services 
Anne Mare Kuntz, Manager, Real-time Captioning & Notetaking Services, amknes@rit.edu

Provides information on how to work with deaf/hard of hearing students in your class.  The different services supported by NTID's Department of Access Services will be shared, including information regarding resources you can access. 

6. Using Starfish to Send Academic Alerts  
*Applies to undergraduate courses only
Stephanie Bauschard, Associate Director University Advising Office, sxbrla@rit.edu

Serves as an introduction to RIT’s academic alert system that allows instructors to send timely feedback and information to students regarding their performance in a course.  Includes an overview of the system and how to access additional training and support for the Starfish syste

7. Title IX Compliance 
Stacy DeRooy, Title IX Coordinator, stacy.derooy@rit.edu

Provides an overview of RIT’s policies and process for handling Title IX complaints while reinforcing expectations for community behavior. The session will inform the faculty of resources available to them and their obligations related to complying with Title IX and related statutes.