2020 VIRTUAL NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 and Thursday, August 13, 2020
To find our more about our 2020 Virtual New Faculty Orientation, you may review the information below.
NFO Schedule at a Glance - Includes the Zoom link for all the sessions, titles and names of presenters for each session, and more.
NFO Virtual Platform - Allows you to add sessions to your calendar via the schedule/agenda, includes details about the speakers, and more.
2019 NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 and Thursday, August 15, 2019
Carr Health 201.
New Faculty Orientation introduces newly hired faculty to Murray State's campus, strategies for teaching and learning, instructional technologies and resources and more.
This year, the New Faculty Orientation/New Faculty Academy will be facilitated in a blended format (a combination of online modules and face-to-face interactions).
Face-to-Face: View the 2019 New Faculty Orientation Schedule Here
Online: New Faculty Academy in Canvas.
If you participate in this academy, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
Our aim is to provide ongoing support to you, and we will continue to update these resources to help you start strong and succeed in your first year and beyond!
Light breakfast and Registration
Experiencing a Successful First Year: How we can Help you Thrive!
Deeper Learning Approaches to Course Design
Things to Think About When Designing a Syllabus
Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Access Training
Lunch - Making Connections
Canvas Learning Management System: Basic Overview and Useful Tools
Light Breakfast, Registration, and Welcome
What Should I Know About Murray State University
Canvas Learning Management System: More Useful Tools (Gradebook, Speedgrader, and Modules)
Instructional Technologies and Resources at Murray State University and Beyond
Getting to Know our Students
Lunch - Your Scholarly and Creativity Activity at MSU
Navigating a Successful Academic Career: What I Wish I Had Known - Faculty Panel
What Can the University Libraries Do for Me?
Experiential Education Opportunities: ORCA, Service Learning, and Study Abroad
Putting it all Together and Next Steps
2017 New Faculty Orientation
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | 3rd floor,
Thursday, August 10, 2017 | 3rd floor,
Each college/school has its own Tech Coordinator. Depending on your coordinator, you may or may not have Administrative Rights (Admin Rights) to your Murray State computer. This means you may not be able to download software, browser plugins, etc.
Contact your Department's Administrative Assistant to get your Tech Coordinator's name, email, and phone number.
Meet with him/her as soon as possible to ensure your computer is set up with what you need.'
Technology Support & Consulting Services (TSCS) maintains the Service Desk and Support Site for the university. It also administers online learning tools such as Canvas, Akindi and the Respondus suite.
The Service Desk can assist with account information and password resets (Network, myGate, etc.).
Normal operating hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During June and July, summer hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you need support after hours or on weekends, please visit the Support Site.
Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your schoolwork. It’s available for free to teachers who are currently working at an academic institution and to students who are currently attending an academic institution. The service includes Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote).