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From the Dean: No going back

Categories: From the Dean

I’ve been involved in several educational encounters recently that got me thinking about some aspects of educational delivery methodology now and especially in the future. The first two were in-person teaching sessions I had: one where I taught cardiovascular patient management to a physician assistant class, and the other when I helped run a cardiopulmonary […]

TLAS, AAMC offer faculty development session on authentic doctor-patient communication skills Feb. 23

Categories: Education

On Feb. 23, 2023, at noon (CST), Dr. Heeyoung Han from Southern Illinois University Medical School will present “Authentic Doctor-Patient Communication Skills,” a faculty development offering made possible by a grant from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Central Group on Educational Affairs. The SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team encourages all health- […]

2023 Open Educational Resource (OER) grant proposals open

Categories: Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research works that are made available for free use by others. OERs include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. UND students have saved over $10.8 million from Fall 2015 through Spring […]

Collaborative Faculty Development Series shares knowledge, experience across medical schools

Categories: Education

You may have noticed that faculty development offerings from the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit of Education Resources have been a bit different this fall. Earlier this year, co-principal investigators (Co-PI) Dr. Adrienne Salentiny and Dr. Boyung Suh (Southern Illinois University Medical School) and colleagues from four other medical schools in the midwest received […]

TLAS offers multi-institutional faculty development in 2022-23

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) is pleased to offer the following virtual faculty development opportunities in 2022-23. Through this programming, you’ll benefit from the expertise of speakers from six medical schools across the region, learning about their best practices and most effective strategies. This program is funded by an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) […]

Faculty Development: Navigating tough conversations in medical, health education on March 24

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) invites you to join us for the next faculty development session: “Navigating Difficult Conversations in Medical and Health Care Education,” on Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (CST). Presented by Dr. Catherine Brissette and Michelle Montgomery, this session will be streamed on Zoom and recorded for […]

Ten ways to shorten your lecture, improve learning, and bring about world peace

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) invites you to join us on Thursday, Feb. 24 at noon Central for “10 Ways to Shorten Your Lecture, Improve Student Learning, and Bring About World Peace.*” This session will be presented virtually and will be recorded for later viewing. Join via Zoom: Do you find yourself racing through the […]

TLAS instructional design consultations available

Categories: Education

As you wrap up 2021 and prepare to teach in 2022, the SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) instructional designers can help you design and implement the best teaching strategies and assessment tools to achieve your target outcomes. You provide the content knowledge, and we provide the advice, tools, and best practices. We are available year-round […]

Teaching Asynchronously: Tips and tricks for effective, engaging recorded lectures

Categories: Education

We hope you’ll join us for the final TLAS session of 2021, “Teaching Asynchronously: Tips and Tricks for Effective, Engaging Recorded Lectures,” presented by Dr. Adrienne Salentiny on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at noon (central time). This session will be streamed on Zoom and recorded for later viewing. You can join the session via Zoom […]

Faculty Development: Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science into clinical experience

Categories: Education

Please join the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team from SMHS Education Resources on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at noon (Central ST) for a faculty development session presented by Amanda Haage, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences), Laura Nichols, M.D. (Internal Medicine), and Sarah Sletten, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences) entitled “Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science […]

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Corner: 2021 Faculty Development Needs Assessment results

Categories: Education

In July 2021, TLAS sent a school-wide faculty development needs assessment survey to members of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. This annual survey is designed to guide the development of future faculty development offerings through the TLAS unit of Education Resources and the Office of Education & Faculty Affairs (EFA). TLAS focuses on […]

Congratulations to the TLAS Teaching Academy inaugural class of 2020-21

Categories: Education, News

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit in Education Resources is pleased to announce the graduation of the inaugural TLAS Teaching Academy cohort of SMHS faculty. The Teaching Academy is a joint faculty development program of the SMHS Office of Education & Faculty Affairs (OEFA) and TLAS. The academy is designed to address a persistent challenge faced by educator […]

Faculty Development Session: Organized teaching Sept. 23

Categories: Education

Fall has arrived and Teaching, Learning, & Scholarship (TLAS) is resuming our monthly live faculty development events! SMHS faculty asked and we’re doing our best to answer: the most often requested topic from our 2021 Needs Assessment was organization and time management. With this in mind, September’s event will be: Organized Teaching: Control the Chaos and Support […]

Online and recorded faculty development resources available

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) is a unit within Education Resources whose mission is to promote and support the design, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of effective teaching, curricula, and education scholarship for all faculty and graduate students of the SMHS. We have curated many articles, videos, and how-to resources to help you design and implement […]

Faculty Development Needs Assessment: Your feedback is vital

Categories: Education

As we look forward to our next academic year, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) is conducting its 2021-2022 faculty development needs assessment. The results of the assessment will drive the content and logistics of faculty development programming for the 2021-2022 academic year.   Please complete the 2021 Faculty Development Needs Assessment by July 12, 2021. (The survey should take only about 10 […]