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Tag: Faculty

10 Habits for Career Success in Health Professions Education

The start of the academic year is the perfect time to re-evaluate and re-scope our career goals. Work on one of the following tasks every month throughout the school year, or use them as a guide to engage with a peer mentoring group to push everyone further, faster. Define Goals That Feed You: What energizes […]

September 28, 2020

Infographic — Multiple-Choice Questions: Problems & Solutions

Though multiple-choice questions are used heavily in academic assessments, how well do these questions actually assess knowledge? Sure, these questions are easy to grade, remove potential grader bias, and allow for broad topics, but structural problems in multiple-choice questions create the need for a solution. Check out this infographic for an easy solution to your problematic multiple-choice […]

June 28, 2018

Free Sessions: Self-Directed Learning in Medical School Curricula

Medical information is rapidly expanding and accessibility to information through technology has become commonplace. To combat information overload with the help of technology, it is vital that medical universities equip learners with self-directed learning skills. So as schools revise and create new curricula, they must now provide new ways for students to understand information — on […]

April 3, 2018

Hidden Treasures: Lesser Known Secrets of Canvas

Join us as we explore some of the little-known Canvas secrets and tools that you can use to make your user experience more manageable in the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). In this session, we will share tools, tips, and tricks that will help you take your Canvas skills to the next level. We did […]

March 5, 2018

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Coaching: Developing Faculty and Academic Talent

COACHING for peak professional performance is making a strong appearance in academic health science organizations. But, use of the word coaching can be confusing with so many applications including life coaching, academic coaching, and peer coaching. The following infographic offers a snapshot of the defining features of TALENT DEVELOPMENT COACHING. Talent coaching is an investment in […]

October 10, 2017

Article Plus 5 – June 2017

Spotlight Article Faculty professors and instructors have a lot on their plates, especially when they’re first coming into their new career. The University of Rochester realized this, and created a week-long course specifically designed for those new to the field of education. Their report goes into the various aspects of the curriculum, learner experiences, and the overall […]

June 9, 2017

Article Plus 5 – October 2016

Spotlight Article What is distributed medical education, and how is it changing the professional landscape beyond the classroom? By reading this article, you’ll learn about the powerful effects that come from the scope of this alternative curriculum method. Have you felt its effects firsthand in your career as a faculty member or educator? Article specifics: […]

October 11, 2016

A Great Read: The Magic Mix of Mentorship

 A great first person report on the value of mentoring to students, post-docs, and colleagues is described in this recent article by Dr. Tricia Serio at the University of Arizona. As she points out about her mentors in college, graduate school, post-doc years, and as a junior faculty member: “they encouraged me to compete only with […]

July 25, 2016

Blackboard Grader App

Bb Grader APP gives the Instructor the capability to grade student assignment submissions. Only available for iPad’s: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bb-grader/id897611355?ls=1&mt=8 Key Features: Inline viewing of student submissions: Instructors can view a detailed list of all submissions to any assignment and can sort submissions based on a category of information. Support for audio-based and video-based feedback: When providing […]

January 21, 2016