New USC adjunct faculty are invited to participate in a virtual 90 minute orientation session sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of On Your Time Initiatives. The session will provide helpful information to any adjunct faculty member including:
- Logistics, including the Blackboard learning management system, the Banner registration and grading system, and syllabus templates.
- Tips for effective teaching, including active learning, experiential learning, effective assessment, and presentation styles.
- Practical issues including academic integrity, managing attendance, dealing with disruptive students, technical support, parking, and navigating the university bureaucracy.