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THRIVE: Success strategies for the modern-day faculty member

A new resource is available to help faculty succeed! THRIVE is a collection of more than 50 ideas for fast, focused professional development, created by experts across UNMC — the people who walk in your shoes. One- to two-page briefs were designed to be absorbed and implemented immediately in your work as an educator, clinician, […]

October 16, 2019

9 Tips for New Faculty Success

A career in academic health sciences is a different experience than many out there — and it requires careful planning to move forward. For new faculty, understanding the key elements that will help them succeed is pivotal. Check out this infographic explaining what every new faculty member needs to know. Download a printable version. 5/5 […]

September 20, 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

Power Presentations: Watch Your Body Language

A Harvard study of communication indicated that 55% of our connections with people is driven by visuals. Take care of how YOU present yourself when stepping in front of your students, the community, potential funders, or the national stage. Record yourself and look for these fumbles: Dinosaur arms Fig leaf Leaning tower stance Rocking or […]

February 22, 2018

Give Learners Better Guided Notes for Recall and Retention

Teachers can better coach students on the science  of learning and memory by using simple guided notes.  Try this strategy while students are coming in to class, following a learning unit, or provide for use whenever students think they need it. You can also coach students on how and why to create their own guided notes. […]

March 24, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom: Enhancing Learning Using Spaced Practice (part 1 in education series)

This is part 1 in our 6 part education series and covers enhancing learning using spaced practice. What is spaced practice? The spacing effect is the phenomenon whereby learning is better when studying is spread out over time, as opposed to studying the same amount of content in a single session. There is significant evidence that spaced practice, […]

March 22, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom

Visual Impact: Here’s a FREE Image Bank

Would you like to add VISUAL IMPACT to your teaching materials, PowerPoint, or e-learning project?  Streamline your search time by visiting PIXABAY  for free images and videos you can use anywhere!  All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Common  CCO.  You may download, modify, distribute, and use they royalty […]

June 11, 2016

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