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Faculty development: Using OneNote to get organized on March 25

Categories: Education

Join Education Resources and Dr. Melanie Nadeau, assistant director of the SMHS Public Health Program, for a faculty development session entitled “Using OneNote to get organized: Faculty experience” at noon on Thursday, March 25. Join us on Zoom or view the recording after the event. From research to teaching, from service to departmental responsibilities, we have a lot on […]

“Competency in context: Building confidence, resilience, and satisfaction” on Jan. 21

Categories: Education

Join us for the next Education Resources Faculty Development Session “Competency in context: Building confidence, resilience, and satisfaction” at noon on Jan. 21, 2021, presented by David Schmitz, M.D., professor in the UND Department of Family & Community Medicine. Attend live on Zoom or watch the recording later at: A full description of this […]

Hands-on (virtual) workshop on rubric-building to be held on Jan. 27

Categories: Education

Join Dr. Adrienne Salentiny on Jan. 27, 2021, at 3 p.m. for an online workshop: “Build-a-rubric hands-on: Learn increasing student performance, grading consistency, and feedback efficiency.” Join via Zoom at: When you create complex assignments and projects, it can be challenging and time-consuming to grade consistently. Students can also struggle to understand exactly what you […]

Dr. Francis Lu to discuss diversity and inclusion at Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 16

Categories: Education

Francis Lu, M.D., DLFAPA, will present “Diversity and Inclusion in GME: Implementing the 2019 ACGME Common Program Requirement on Diversity and Inclusion” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Lu is a Luke & Grace Kim professor emeritus in cultural psychiatry and […]

TLAS Corner: Faculty development needs assessment points the way to the future

Categories: Education

In this edition of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) Corner, Drs. Adrienne Salentiny and Richard Van Eck present an article entitled “Faculty development needs assessment points the way to the future.” As part of our ongoing strategic planning, we conducted our annual faculty development needs assessment to inform plans for the coming year. Thank you to […]

Faculty development session: Teaching well in the time of COVID

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship invites you to join us on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. (CST) for a live event on Zoom (and recorded for later viewing). Presenters Dr. Richard Van Eck, associate dean for Teaching & Learning, and Dr. Adrienne Salentiny, instructional designer at the SMHS, will present “Teaching well in […]

Incoming class for inaugural TLAS Teaching Academy announced

Categories: Education

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit in Education Resources is pleased to announce the inaugural class of the TLAS Teaching Academy. The Teaching Academy is a joint program of the SMHS Office of Education & Faculty Affairs (OEFA) and TLAS. It is being launched as a pilot program in 2020. The ten members of this year’s Teaching Academy program, representing seven different SMHS […]

Productivity during the pandemic: Strategies for balancing work, teaching, and parenting in the COVID era

Categories: Education, Events

Before 2020, many of us might have said we’d like to work from home on occasion: skipping the daily commute, having lunch at home, experiencing fewer doorway interruptions, not having to dress up for the office, and not having to take a sick day yourself when a child is sick or having sudden school emergencies […]

Put some vroom in your Zoom April 7

Categories: Education

We’ve all been in more Zoom sessions than we can count by now, so there’s no mystery in connecting with others through Zoom for meetings and discussion. But that doesn’t mean we’re all experts or that we’re using Zoom for maximum benefit. What’s the most efficient way to schedule meetings and send out invitations? What […]

Community Showcases across N.D. this spring promote regional health care opportunities

Categories: Events

A number of community showcases across North Dakota are scheduled this Spring for anyone interested in pursuing health careers in rural or semi-rural facilities. Sponsored by UND’s Center for Rural Health, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and Area Health Education Center Program, the events offer the opportunity for future health care professionals and their […]

Effective Preceptors: An interdisciplinary perspective from students set for March 4

Categories: Education

The SMHS Education Resources team is proud to announce its first Educator-Scholar Session of 2020. From 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Steven Westereng, assistant professor and chair of the SMHS Department of Sports Medicine, will present “Effective Preceptors: An Interdisciplinary Perspective from Students” in Room W203 of the Northeast Campus building. (The […]

Evidence-Based Teaching: Promoting Competencies in Health Care Education Jan. 28

Categories: Education

Join Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny of Education Resources for a session on teaching and assessing for longitudinal competencies and essential skills, attitudes, and dispositions. On Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at noon in Room W201 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Van Eck and Salentiny will present “Promoting Competencies in Health Care Education.” (Please […]

Shabb presents “Small-group peer- and self-evaluations reveal behaviors correlated with learning outcomes”

Categories: Education

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m., Dr. John Shabb, associate professor in the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences, will present “Small-Group Peer- and Self-Evaluations Reveal Behaviors Correlated with Learning Outcomes” in Room W203 on the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for later viewing. You are welcome to bring […]

‘Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!’ on Nov. 5

Categories: Education

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dr. Walter Kemp, Associate Professor of Pathology, will present “Being a Good Teacher: It’s Not as Difficult As We Make It!” in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for later viewing. Teaching can be challenging, […]

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

Categories: Education

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny will present the second Education Resources curriculum series event: “Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives.” Have lunch on us and learn how to improve your curriculum! Join Dr. Richard Van Eck, Associate Dean […]