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Author: Faculty Development

How to Make Your Teaching More Engaging

An Advice Guide from the Chronicle of Higher Education By Sarah Rose Cavanagh Consider a student in an introductory math class — let’s call him Alex. Alex had some unpleasant experiences with math in high school. When he got to college, he tested into a math course below the level that would count toward his […]

January 13, 2021

Infographic: 7 Ways Your Brain Can Stop You From Recruiting the Right Candidate

Whether or not you’re aware of it, you make thousands of decisions every day—around 35,000, to be exact. In any given moment, our brains are bombarded with tons of information that must be quickly processed, informing our decisions, both big and small. So, to keep up and be efficient, our brains take mental shortcuts. These […]

December 17, 2020

How to Mitigate and Combat “Zoom Fatigue” in the Online Classroom

Zoom is the ideal solution for synchronous teaching when in-person classes are not a possibility, however, there is an increased awareness surrounding the fatigue associated with the virtual realm. Video conferencing has become a stand-in for most interactions that would normally take place in-person. Many have used it in hopes of replicating typical interactions, but […]

May 5, 2020

Infographic: Engaging Learners via Zoom

Zoom has become an invaluable tool in online teaching. However, distance learning presents its fair share of additional challenges. The most common challenge faced by educators is maintaining active learner engagement. A lack of face-to-face accountability makes it easy for students to lose motivation and feel an increased sense of isolation. Follow these simple tips […]

March 27, 2020

Canceled Conferences: Cite and share your work

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of our daily life. Don’t let your hard work get left behind. If you were scheduled to present at a conference that has been canceled follow these steps to ensure your work is properly cited and shared. Save and print this infographic as a reminder. […]

March 20, 2020

Choosing the Right Verb for Your Learning Objective

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a hierarchical classification of the different objectives and skills that educators set for students. In Bloom’s Taxonomy, each level is built on the previous levels. This means learning at the higher levels is dependent on attaining knowledge and skills at lower levels. There are certain action verbs that correspond with each classification as well […]

August 28, 2018

Infographic: Join the Resistance Against Microaggression

Practicing microresistance is the best way to combat microaggression and foster a safe and inclusive environment for all. Check out this infographic to find out how to take a stand against microaggression using the A.C.T.I.O.N. method.   Download a printable version   No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

August 14, 2018

Infographic: How to Spot Microaggressions

You don’t need binoculars to spot microaggressions. Although slight, they happen every day all around us. Do you know how to spot a microaggression? Read the infographic to find out–awareness is a vital first step!   Download a printable version   No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

August 10, 2018

Remediation: IAMSE Online Open Access Learning Seminars

Take advantage of the free Remediation in Health Sciences Education sessions, brought to you by the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The four-part series features an array of remediation topics, including: Trust and Remediation: Entrustable Professional Activities and Trust Decisions Sharing Assessment Information: Why, How, and What to Consider Remediation of Gaps in Clinical Skills […]

July 2, 2018

How to Write Effective Titles for Grants, Abstracts, and More!

You have your paper finished, but what do you name it? How do you encapsulate the blood, sweat, and tears of your research into a single line of text? The title is often the first impression for potential readers, and a good one will open the gates to its content instead of locking it away. […]

June 20, 2018