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New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop on January 14

🗓️  Saturday, January 14, 2023

⏱️  9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST

📍  Virtual

The upcoming New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop will be held virtually on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Attending the workshop helps new adjunct faculty transition into their role at Mason with professional development support, resources, and friendly faces on campus.

The Stearns Center has created three different session tracks that can be followed throughout the day. Each track focuses on different areas of faculty experience. Faculty may follow a track or pick and choose which sessions would benefit them most. 

 The three tracks and their sessions are as follows:

Track 1: New to TeachingTrack 2: Teaching in Online SpacesTrack 3: Improving Teaching Strategies
• Jump Start Your First Two Weeks
• Engaging Students in Classroom-based Courses
• Responding to Students
• Teaching Online
• Blackboard Basics
• Instructional Design Tips & Strategies to Power Up Your Online Course
• Transforming Assignments for Student Success
• Facilitating Crucial Conversations: Inclusion & Equity in the Classroom


Action Items (for HR Liaisons Only)

1.  Send the registration link to your new adjunct faculty as they are hired. Please direct all registration questions to Faculty Affairs at​

Ensure that all new adjunct faculty hires are entered into Banner. This step allows new faculty to obtain their faculty ID / Mason NetID and participate in the important Blackboard and Patriot Web trainings on the day of orientation.