All new full-time faculty will participate in a full-day faculty orientation and a full-day technology day hosted by CAFE.

Faculty will be invited to these sessions by the CAFE.

During the orientation faculty will have an opportunity to:

  • Meet new colleagues
  • Meet the CAFE team
  • Review college academic policies and procedures
  • Meet with the Associate Vice President, Academic
  • Discuss the faculty role at Durham College
  • Start a teaching portfolio

2017 Faculty Orientation Agenda

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Aboriginal Student Centre – Simcoe Building, Room 1264
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Centre for Academic and Faculty Enrichment (C.A.F.E.), Room SW101
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Agenda
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Smudging Ceremony Julie Pigeon
Peggy Forbes
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Welcome Rona Jualla Van Oudenhoven
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Reshaping Educational Spaces Julie Pigeon
Peggy Forbes
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Welcome Elaine Popp, Vice-President Academic
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. New Faculty Development Program College Teaching Certificate (CTC) Focus On Learning (FOL) Anna Natoli
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Privacy Melissa Pringle
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Introduction to the C.A.F.E. Moreen Tapper, Dean, Teaching, Learning and Program Quality
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Campus Tour (Optional)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Human Resources Kelly Doyle
Susan Dranski
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Teaching Portfolio Session Brandon Carson
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Questions  

Download the 2017 Faculty Orientation Agenda PDF

You may want to have a quick look at our Policy Primer for Faculty document to get a general understanding of some of Durham College's academic policies.

Should you have questions please contact cafe@durhamcollege.ca or 905-721-2000 ext. 2593.