2014-2015 Faculty Development Workshops


Next Faculty Development Workshop

Faculty Development Workshop Series on
Technology in Health Professions Education

Co-sponsored by Edward G. Miner Library, School of Nursing, SMD Office for Faculty Development, Warner School of Education, and UR Office for Online Learning

Five Sessions, March - May 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Session 1

Online Learning 101

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Anderson Room, G-8534

Eric E. Fredericksen, EdD
Associate Vice President for Online Learning
Associate Professor in Educational Leadership
University of Rochester

Catherine E. Delia, MS
Online Learning Systems Manager
University of Rochester Medical Center Libraries and Technologies

This workshop will provide an introduction to online learning for instructors. Organization and planning tools will be reviewed to assist faculty in preparing for the design and development of an online course, hybrid online, and web-enhanced courses. Attendees will be guided through the initial steps of development and will leave the workshop with a clear understanding of the foundational structure of their course.

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Explain the benefits of using a course template
  • Use the Online learning organization and planning tools to help instructors prepare
  • Apply the UR Online Course Template in the development of the initial structure for their course

To register for this and other workshops, please contact Grace Fuller in the Faculty Development Office. Faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff are welcome!

SAVE THE DATES (Sessions 2-5)

March 16: Using Online Learning to Save Faculty Time (Natapow Room, 1-9545)

April 6: Online Learning Tools and Resources That Can Enhance Student Engagement (Louise Slaughter Room, 109555)

April 20: Using Online Learning to Increase Student Interaction (Natapow Room, 1-9545)

May 4: Best Practices in Online Learning - Ensuring a High Quality Experience (Louise Slaughter Room, 1-9555)

To register for workshops, contact the Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782 or via email at faculty_development@urmc.rochester.edu. In addition to the Faculty Development Workshop series, other initiatives offered by the Office for Faculty Development include:

Academic Core Curriculum for Junior Faculty, co-sponsored by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute and the Office for Faculty Development (the series' 2014 program was completed in October 2014)
Faculty Workshops in Medical Humanities, co-sponsored by the Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and the Office for Faculty Development
TiME for Faculty Development - Become a Digital Citizen, co-sponsored by Edward G. Miner Library and the Office for Faculty Development
Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association co-directed by Michael (Rusty) Elliott, PhD and Michelle Janelsins, PhD, MPH
Updated information about all of the workshops is posted as it becomes available.

To RSVP for any faculty development events or to be added to the email listserve for faculty development news, please contact:

The Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782

Please note that dates may be subject to change. Watch for the monthly faculty development email for final date and location. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

To view past workshop materials on Blackboard, click here.

The date for the Annual Health Professions' Faculty Development Colloquium is Wednesday, June 3, 2015 / 7:30-4:30. It will be held in the Class of '62 Auditorium, the Flaum Atrium, and several breakout rooms for workshops.


Wednesday, June 3, 2015 / 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


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