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Faculty Development: ‘A Primer on Mentorship and Coaching’ April 8

Categories: Education

Please join us from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, for a virtual faculty development presentation presented by Dr. Sabha Ganai, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Surgery: “A Primer on Mentorship and Coaching.” The event will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded for later viewing (https://und.zoom.us/j/8327382880). This faculty development session will […]

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 […]

Building online interactive simulations and tutorials with SimTutor

Categories: Education

You are invited to “Building Online Interactive Simulations and Tutorials with SimTutor,” our second faculty development event based on SimTutor, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 11. The session will be recorded, but click here to join live. The SMHS has purchased a limited number of licenses for SimTutor, a tool for quickly building […]

Faculty Development: 10 things you didn’t know about Microsoft Word and Excel that will change your life* March 4

Categories: Education

*OK, we’ll cover more than 10 things, and they may not change your life, but this workshop will make you way more productive! Join Education Resources for its next Faculty Development Session at noon on Thursday, March 4. You can Join us on Zoom or view the recording after the event. Yes, usually the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship […]

Faculty development: Using social media for healthcare education Feb. 18

Categories: Education

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship group invites you to attend “Using Social Media to Support Medical and Health Care Education,” a presentation by Dr. Gunjan Manocha and Dr. Adrienne Salentiny. The event will be held via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at noon via Zoom at: https://und.zoom.us/j/8327382880?pwd=ck9nenduaVliTVUvVU1oemxxQ1EzZz09 Social media is being used as an educational tool […]

Faculty development: Building online interactive simulations and tutorials with SimTutor Feb. 11

Categories: Education

The SMHS has purchased a limited number of licenses for SimTutor, a tool for building online tutorials and simulations quickly. With SimTutor, you can easily take images, video, and audio and integrate them with text, questions, and interactive objects to share with your learners online. Join Richard Van Eck, Ph.D., associate dean for Teaching and […]

Evidence-based teaching: Competency and resiliency in rural and underserved practice Jan. 21

Categories: Education

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship team at SMHS will present “Competence and resiliency in rural and underserved practice,” an evidence-based faculty development session, from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21. At this interactive session, presenters Dr. David Schmitz and Michelle Montgomery will review the literature and best practices related to development of competence for practice […]

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: https://und.zoom.us/j/98126818639?pwd=b0lOZCs1a21haXVmQzhvQW4wTy9ZZz09 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 […]

Ring in 2021 with (virtual!) instructional design office hours

Categories: Education

Are online, hybrid, or hyflex class designs causing you double the work and double the stress? Are you hitting a wall as you try to prepare spring course content? Have you been using tools that frustrate more than they cooperate? In 2021, let’s focus on what’s been working and leave the rest behind. Dr. Adrienne Salentiny […]

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 […]

Evidence-based Teaching: “Controlling the Chaos in COVID and Beyond” on Oct. 15

Categories: Education

Join Dr. Adrienne Salentiny on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. (CST) for a faculty development session entitled “Controlling the Chaos in COVID and Beyond,” to be streamed live on Zoom and recorded for later viewing. Join Zoom Meeting  A recent faculty development needs assessment survey revealed that productivity and organization are […]

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 […]

“Active lectures for online teaching” presentation Sept. 17

Categories: Education

In the spring, faculty had to quickly adapt courses to an online format. It can be difficult to use preferred face-to-face teaching strategies in Zoom, and many faculty find themselves stuck in a lecturing rut. But lectures can still thrive with the addition of Active Learning (AL)—even online! Learn how at the next Evidence-Based Teaching (EBT) […]

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 […]