Office for Faculty Development

Working to provide School of Medicine & Dentistry faculty with the tools to be current and effective academicians

The Office for Faculty Development strives to provide an institutional framework that includes a broad range of activities to help renew and assist faculty in their multiple academic roles. These activities are designed to improve the knowledge and skills essential to their performance as educators, and to assist faculty members in gaining a better understanding of academic career development, mentoring, and leadership.

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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 2

Using Online Learning to Save Faculty Time

Thursday, March 16, 2015
Natapow Room (1-9545)

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

Andrew B. Wolf, MS, ACNP-C
Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Online Learning
University of Rochester School of Nursing

At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will:

  • Describe strategies that will reduce instructor time and effort in their courses
  • Use and apply online learning tools that enhance their efficiency
  • Identify opportunities that also lead to improved student satisfaction

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 3-5)

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)

Other Faculty Development Workshops

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 4:00-6:00 PM (Louise Slaughter Room, 1-9555)

UR Publishing: Creating High Quality Evidence and Discovery Based Literature

See Faculty Development Workshops for more information.


Other Faculty Development Initiatives

Check back with this web site for ongoing updates and new upcoming workshops and other Faculty Development events. Please click here for a complete listing of 2013-2014 workshops for an idea of the kinds of topics that are covered. In addition to the Faculty Development Workshop series, other initiatives offered by the Office for Faculty Development include:

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

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