Clay Adams Ground Up
Assistant Dean for New Student Programs
Assistant Director of Orientation and the Transfer Experience
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jessica Hale, Ed.D
Professional Services Faculty
Washtenaw Community College
Mission: Ground Up
The mission of the National Orientation Directors Association is to provide education, leadership and professional development in the fields of college student orientation, transition and retention
Community, Diversity, Integrity, Learning, Scholarship, Service.
Learning Outcomes Ground Up
Engage in discussion of the key components of online orientation creation.
Interact with orientation professionals who have experience with successful online orientation programs.
Create a plan for implementing your own online orientation.
Introduction and Background Ground Up
Online Orientation : Ground Up A web-based orientation program that occurs synchronously or asynchronously
Current Online Orientation Practices Ground Up
Relevant theories: Ground Up
Take Home Point:
Overview of the Planning Process Ground Up
Set Goals Ground Up
Goal Setting at Duke Ground Up
Set Goals: Learning Outcomes Ground Up
What are your desired learning outcomes? Ground Up
Identify Key Players and Collaborations Ground Up
Key Players and Collaborations at WCC Ground Up
Who might fall into the “other” group of key collaborators?
Evaluate Resources collaborators?
Resources at UMN-TC collaborators?
What is your budget for online orientation? collaborators?
Explore the Technology collaborators?
Technology Exploration at WCC collaborators?
What type of platform would you like to use? collaborators?
Develop a Process and Timeline collaborators?
Process and Timeline at Duke collaborators?
Sample Timeline collaborators?
What is your timeframe from conception to implementation? collaborators?
Create an Assessment Plan collaborators?
Assessment Plan at WCC collaborators?
How will you define success? collaborators?
Maintain and Revise collaborators?
Maintenance and Revision at UMN-TC collaborators?
Tips for Success orientation?
Learning Outcomes Revisited orientation?
Engaged in discussion of the key components of online orientation creation.
Interacted with orientation professionals who have experience with successful online orientation programs.
Created a plan for implementing your own online orientation.
Educational Research, 45(1), 89–125.