2019 New Faculty Retreat

The Teaching and Learning Forum is thrilled to welcome you to WSU as a new faculty member and are pleased to invite you to the 2019 New Faculty Retreat "BE the GOOD: Belonging, Engagement, Guidance, Openness, Observation, Dreams"  The activities offer you an opportunity to learn about Canvas and Chi Tester, the university’s online learning management system and online assessment platform, respectively.  You will also be able to prepare for the first day of class and connect with new and current WSU faculty and staff members as you begin your journey as a new faculty member. 

The retreat is August 15-17 at the Zermatt Resort in Midway, Utah.

https://zermattresort.com/

 


Please click here to register for the Retreat so we can plan accordingly.

If you intend to bring a guest, please be sure to complete a registration form for your guest as well. Also, please note that there will be a charge of $200 for the guest to attend the weekend Retreat. This covers additional room charges and food. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Agenda

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New Faculty Retreat 2019 Agenda

Thursday, August 15 – Saturday, August 17

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15TH

TIME

ACTIVITY

Location

8:30 – 10:00

Breakfast & Resource Roundtable Session

4th Floor, SkySuites, Stadium

10:00 – 10:10

Break

10:10 – 11:00

SESSION 1:  Student Success

4th Floor, Sky Suites, Stadium

11:15 – 12:45

Depart for & travel to Zermatt

Stadium Parking Lot

12:45 – 1:30

Lunch

Patio

1:30 – 2:00

Retreat Check In

Monte Rosa

2:00 – 2:15

Preflection Journal Activity

Matterhorn

2:15 – 2:40

SESSION 2:  Community Building

Matterhorn

2:45 – 3:40

SESSION 3:  Inclusive Teaching

Matterhorn

3:45 – 4:30

SESSION 4:  GELOs, Big Questions & Signature Assns.

Matterhorn

4:30 – 5:00

Check in @ Zermatt Hotel

Monte Rosa

5:00 – 6:00

Canvas Lab

Free Time (pool, hike, rest)

Uri

6:00 – 7:00

Dinner

Matterhorn

7:00 – 8:00

Rapid Resourcing

Matterhorn

8:00 – 9:00

Evening Social, Line Dancing Instruction

Prize Drawing @ 8:30

Matterhorn

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16TH

TIME

ACTIVITY

Location

6:30 – 8:30

Health Assessment (Sign up on TH evening)

Basil

8:00 – 8:55

Breakfast

Matterhorn

9:00 – 9:50

SESSION 5:  High Impact Educational Experiences

Matterhorn

10:00 – 10:50

SESSION 6:  Day One Fun: 101

Matterhorn

11:00 – 11:50

SESSION 7:  Discussion with Deans

Matterhorn

12:00 – 12:55

Lunch with Deans

Patio

1:00 – 1:30

Adobe Roll-out

Matterhorn

1:30 – 2:35

SESSION 8:  Rapid Course Development

Matterhorn

SESSION 8A:  Adobe Training (2nd year faculty)

Uri

2:35 – 2:50

Reflection Journal Writing

Matterhorn

3:00 – 5:00

Canvas Lab: Get your course up and running!

Uri

3:00 – 6:00

Free Time

 

6:00 – 7:00

Dinner

Matterhorn

7:00 – 8:00

Talent Show & Karaoke

Matterhorn

8:00 – 9:00

Evening Social, Prize Drawing @ 8:30

Matterhorn

FRIDAY,  AUGUST 17TH

TIME

ACTIVITY

Location

6:30 – 8:00

Health Assessment

Basil

8:00 – 8:40

Breakfast

Matterhorn

8:45 – 9:15

SESSION 9: WSU Students

Matterhorn

9:15 – 10:40

SESSION 10: Best Practice for Undergraduate Teaching

Matterhorn

10:45 – 11:15

SESSION 11: Be the Good, Retreat Evaluation

Reflection Journal Writing

Matterhorn

11:15 – 11:30

Zermatt Check Out

Monte Rosa

Grab ‘n Go Lunch

Patio

11:30 – 11:45

Board Bus, Depart Zermatt

NE end of tennis courts

11:45 – 1:15

Travel to WSU

1:15

Arrive @ WSU Stadium Parking Lot

Stadium