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New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Information 2013-2014

Every September, the DCAE hosts orientation for new, full-time faculty.  For the 2013-2014 academic year, orientation was held on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on both days, in Behrakis Grand Hall, located in the Creese Student Center.  Please reference the event's agenda for more information on the topics and presenters.

If you were unable to attend all or parts of orientation, please note the majority of event will be videotaped and links will be posted here. The PowerPoint presentations and materials provided to attendees can also be found below.

Please contact the DCAE at with any questions or concerns.

Getting to Know the Culture of Drexel University

Title: Classroom Policies

Presenter: Alexander (Sandy) Friedlander

Title: Strategic Plan

Presenter: Janet Fleetwood

Title: The Effects of Drexel's Culture on Teaching

Presenter: Barbara Hornum 

Maximizing Student Learning

Title: Setting the Tone in the Classroom

Presenter: Shivanthi Anandan

Title: Student Engagement

Presenter: Daniel King

Title: Best Practices for Teaching and Advising International and ESL Students
Presenters: Alexis Finger

Drexel Co-op and Career Education

Title: Drexel Co-op and Career Education

Presenter: Mary Ellen Ford and Peter Franks

Navigating Drexel Online

Title: Online Resources

Presenter: Christopher Shields

Research and Scholarship: An Institutional Perspective

Title: Research and Scholarship: An Institutional Perspective
Presenters: Elizabeth Dale and Anika Warren

Title: Office of Research Administration
Presenters: Michael Edwards

Legal Concerns and Plagiarism in the Classroom

Title: Student-Faculty Policy Issues, Rights and Processes
Presenters: Stephen Rupprecht and Tami Wible

Syllabi and Rubric Creation; Evidence-based Learning

Title: Syllabi and Rubric Creation; Evidence-Based Learning
Presenters: Barbara Hornum and Stephen DiPietro

Counseling Center Resources

Title: Mental Health Issues in the Classroom
Presenters: Annette Molyneux