2020 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 2020 New Faculty Retreat "Take ACTION: Adapt, Collaborate, Teach, Innovate, Observe, & Nurture."  You have been participating in New Faculty Academy throughout the summer, and we are excited to wrap up New Faculty Academy with a virtual New Faculty Retreat on Friday, October 16! You may sign up for the New Faculty Retreat sessions below.


New Faculty Retreat 2020 Schedule

Time Presenter Session
9:00 am Adrienne Andrews Inclusive Teaching
10:00 am Associate Deans Panel Tenure and Promotion
11:00 am Faculty Panel Creating a Work/Life Balance
12:00 pm   LUNCH BREAK
1:00 pm Flower Darby Keynote Address: Small Teaching Online
2:00 pm Flower Darby New Faculty Workshop



About the Keynote Speaker:

Flower Darby celebrates and promotes excellent teaching for the sake of our students and their learning. She's the Director of Teaching for Student Success at Northern Arizona University, where she's taught for over 23 years in English, Educational Technology, Leadership, Dance and Pilates. Flower teaches face-to-face, blended and online classes at NAU, and she also teaches online classes at Estrella Mountain Community College. She loves to apply effective teaching principles and practices across the disciplines and to help others do the same. Flower speaks, writes, presents and consults on teaching and learning theory and practice both nationally and internationally. She's the author, with James M. Lang, of Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes (2019).