New Faculty Orientation Day 1

New Faculty Orientation Day 1

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The agenda below contains all the materials you should need for Day 1 of New Faculty Orientation. All Zoom meeting links are protected by a common passcode. This passcode will be distributed to all registered participants prior to the beginning of New Faculty Orientation.

Please contact Jo'Vanna Zanders, zanders.3@osu.edu, with any questions or concerns.

Accessibility

All video content utilized during New Faculty Orientation will be accompanied by closed captions (for pre-recorded/embedded videos) or live captions (for Zoom meetings). If you require other accommodations such as interpretation to participate in this event, please contact the OAA Digital Accessibility Coordinator at admin-oaadac@osu.edu. Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Agenda

The table below contains the session details, Zoom links, times and presenter information for the first day of New Faculty Orientation 2020.
Time Session Information
8:45 – 8:55 a.m.
Day 1 Zoom Meeting Room

Log into Carmen Zoom meeting
Instructions: Please log into Zoom 5-15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting so that we may begin promptly at 9 a.m. Don't forget the coffee. Use the passcode distributed to all registered attendees via email.

9 – 9:30 a.m.
Day 1 Zoom Meeting Room

Welcome
Welcome to Ohio State! This spirited welcome session will orient you to the programming for the day and what it means to be a Buckeye.

Helen Malone, vice provost for academic policy and faculty resources

Watch the session recording / access the transcripts

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Day 1 Zoom Meeting Room

Living Through a Pandemic at Ohio State
In the face of COVID-19, the pace of change at the university is unlike ever before. Leave this session with an understanding of what Ohio State is doing in response to COVID-19 and an outline for what steps you can take to ensure a smooth semester for both yourself and your students.

     Helen Malone, vice provost for academic policy and faculty resources

Resources
Living Through a Pandemic at Ohio State Presentation Slides (PDF)

Watch the session recording / access the transcripts (session begins at 26:00)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Day 1 Zoom Meeting Room

Launching Your First Year, Part 1: Building Your Ohio State Community
One of the most helpful things a new faculty member can do is assemble a support network of people who care about your success. This faculty panel provides invaluable firsthand advice on connecting with your professional environment.

Norman Jones, dean and director, Ohio State Mansfield (moderator)
Joy Balta, clinical assistant professor, Anatomy; director of anatomical services & Body Donation Program
Nancy Mendoza, assistant professor, Social Work
Karen Moss, assistant professor, Nursing

Resources
Human Resources - Guide for New Employees (PDF)
Links and Resources mentioned in this session's chat (PDF)

Watch the session recording / access the transcripts (panel begins at 1:00:00)

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch Break

1 – 2 p.m.
Day 1 Zoom Meeting Room

Launching Your First Year, Part 2: Research at Ohio State
Alongside teaching and service, research is one of the cornerstones of the Ohio State mission. As such as important part of what we do, there is a lot to know about conducting research, engaging with the research community, and taking advantage of the university's resources.

Randy Moses, senior associate vice president for research (moderator)
Karen Dannemiller, assistant professor, civil, environmental and geodetic engineering
Dorota Grejner-Brzezinka, associate dean for research
Natalia Higuita Castro, assistant professor, biomedical engineering
Hannah Kosstrin, associate professor, dance
Morley Stone, senior vice president for research and creative expression
Jan Weisenberger, senior associate vice president for research

Resources
Research at Ohio State Presentation Slides (PDF)

Watch the session recording / access the transcripts

2 – 3 p.m.
Helen's Zoom Office

Open Office Hours: Chat with Helen
Vice Provost Helen Malone is ready to help you. Visit her virtual "office hours" to ask that nagging question
Instructions: Please log into the Zoom meeting room using the link at left and the same passcode as for the main Zoom meeting room.