Strategies & Tools for New Part-Time Faculty

Calling all new part-time faculty! Is this your first, second, or third semester teaching at URI? This program is specifically designed for you and will help prepare you for a successful semester. You will build connections with colleagues, learn more about the URI community and resources, and establish or further develop your teaching practices.

Next Session: January 8th – 19th, 2024

Strategies and Tools for New Part-Time Faculty will occur prior to the start of the spring semester, from Monday, January 8th through Friday, January 19th, 2024. Leveraging asynchronous Brightspace modules and synchronous (optional) virtual meetings, this program is sure to help you start off on your best path to a fulfilling teaching experience at URI.

This Semester’s Schedule:

Mon, Jan 85pm - 6pmZoomThis first synchronous Zoom session will welcome PTF S&T participants, offer space for introductions, program explanation, and discussion around initial questions.
Thu, Jan 115pm - 6pmZoomIn this second synchronous Zoom session we will discuss teaching-related questions and offer space for a panel discussion and Q&A with experienced PTF.
Wed, Jan 175pm - 6pmZoomThis third and final synchronous Zoom session will wrap up S&T, offer open discussion on questions, and present future PTF ATL opportunties.
Weekdays, Jan 8-29 (except 1/9, 1/15, 1/18)12pm - 1pmZoomDrop-in office hours for support with any on- going or even last-minute teaching needs with ATL’s Faculty Development Specialist, Penny Edwards.

To Register…

Registration for this program is now closed.

For Spring 2024, Strategies & Tools for New Part-Time Faculty will serve as one of ATL’s offerings to support part-time faculty. If you are a new part-time faculty member who was hired after January 19, 2024, please consider participating in our Part-Time Faculty Community of Practice, which will take place throughout the semester.

For more information, please email Penny Edwards, Faculty Development Specialist in the Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning at