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1 RIT Adjunct Faculty Orientation SPRING SEMESTER 2014

2 Agenda Welcome & Introductions Preparing to Teach at RIT Teaching Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Students Library Resources ILI/Teaching & Learning Studio myCourses/SIS Overview Q & A

3 Welcome! As an RIT adjunct, youre not just teaching a course, you are joining RITs community of teaching & learning excellence.

4 Our Colleges CASTCollege of Applied Science and Technology CIASCollege of Imaging Arts and Sciences CLACollege of Liberal Arts COSCollege of Science GCCISB. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences KGCOEKate Gleason College of Engineering NTIDNational Technical Institute for the Deaf SCBSaunders College of Business CHSTCollege of Health Science and Technology

5 RIT Adjunct Faculty Resource Portal Contains the majority of references used today and more... Quick tour of the wiki Questions:

6 Your Home Department Some questions are best answered at the department level: Administrative staff contact information Ordering textbooks Syllabus Department Policies Classroom Support Office equipment and supplies Student-faculty rapport

7 Key Dates: Spring 2014 January 27Classes begin First day of 6-day Add/Drop February 1Saturday classes begin February 3Last day of 6-day Add/Drop period February 4First day to drop with a "W" March 24-28No classes (spring break) March 29No Saturday classes March 31Classes resume April 25Last day to drop with a "W" May 14Last day of classes May 15Reading Day May 17Last Saturday classes May 16, 19-22 Final exams May 23Convocation & Commencement ceremony May 24Commencement May 27Final grades due

8 Teaching Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Teach2Connect:



11 Use Summon to… Get started on your research project Search over 95% of the librarys content Explore research across disciplines

12 Library Resources 260+ Research Databases 35,000+ Journal Subscriptions 500,000+ Books and eBooks Research Consultations Course- and Subject-specific Library Guides Library Class Sessions Course Reserves and Book Requests

13 meet-your-librarian Dr. Adwoa Boateng Science/ Health Sci & Tech Jennifer Freer Business Kari Horowicz Imaging Arts & Science Linette Koren Engineering Roman Koshykar Computing & Info Sci Susan Mee Global Campuses Online Learning/CMS Joan Naturale NTID Lara Nicosia Liberal Arts Adam Traub Applied Science& Technology Meet YOUR Librarian

14 Compliance Issues RIT Copyright Policy Course reserves Plagiarism TurnItIn Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Americans with Disabilities Act Captioning services *The materials presented on this slide are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. For questions regarding FERPA, ADA Compliance, or RITs Copyright Policy, please contact RITs Office of Legal Affairs:


16 RITs Course Management System:

17 Where to Get myCourses Help For the user manual and to request individual consultation: For quick questions and to report something thats not working: …or come see us in Wallace A600!

18 Note the browser check

19 My Home

20 Favorite courses can be pinned to the top of the list

21 The Course Home is the first thing a student sees

22 Use News Items to broadcast expectations to students

23 Content keeps all course readings and links in one place

24 Restrictions hide and show content based on the calendar

25 Change your role to Student to see what they can see

26 The Classlist allows you to email the whole class

27 The View User Progress Dashboard shows how students are using material

28 …it even lets you pull reports on each students progress

29 Turnitin plagiarism detection is built-in. Receive assignments in the Dropbox

30 Turnitin flags problematic content for review.

31 Use Grades to communicate assessment status to students

32 Discussion areas provide asynchronous discourse

33 You can author and deliver Quizzes through myCourses

34 Where to Get myCourses Help For the user manual and to request individual consultation: For quick questions and to report something thats not working: …or come see us in Wallace A600!

35 RITs Student Information System: SIS is used to report the official grade of record at the end of each academic term.

36 Major functions of SIS include: Ability to email the whole class See the queue of wait-listed students

37 Start at Login with your RIT Computer Account.

38 Self Service > Faculty Center > My Schedule

39 Select the Class Roster tab Switch Enrollment Status dropdown to Waiting or All to display students on the wait list.

40 Where to Get Help with SIS: For the online training materials: Email: For quick questions and to report something thats not working: ITS Help Desk: 475-HELP (4357)


42 The Teaching & Learning Studio Supports faculty with… Instructional Design Academic Technologies Classroom Technology How? Individual consultation Workshops and events Web resources: Helpdesk: 475-2551


44 Academic Technology

45 Supported Technologies ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION 2013 45

46 Additional Technology Tools ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION 2013

47 Classroom Support Operates and maintains the audio and video equipment in most academic classrooms and auditoriums on campus Equipment delivery Training on all installed classroom equipment Swipe access for podiums where required What number do you call?

48 Media Services Captioning Course media must be captioned Allow at least one week for processing Classroom recording Custom multimedia development

49 Services to faculty Online resources and Individual consultations on course design and academic technology Syllabus development Online learning and flipped classroom ideas Setting up in myCourses Support for developing media Events: workshops, panel discussions, guest speakers Teaching Elements and Faculty Stories Non-semester classes ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION 2013

50 One number to call: 475-2551 myCourses support Classroom support Technology support Instructional design consultation

51 Q&A

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