The faculty development page provides easy access to information on faculty development programming, promotion, and provides a variety of resources aimed at enriching faculty members' professional growth and achieving an inclusive educational environment.
April 22 - Ms Michelle Arnett: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness. Zoom Registration Link.
May 5-6 - Best Practices in Health Sciences Education Conference - Intersectionality in Health Sciences Education.
May 20, 12-1 p.m. - Confronting Bias in Dentistry: Clinical Care and Chronic Health Challenges. This lecture by Dr. Matthew Weed will address issues patients with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities may face in a dental setting. Dr. Weed will discuss strategies that students and faculty can implement in order to make themselves more empathetic and accessible dental care providers, while confronting bias in clinical care relative to people with chronic health challenges. Also discussed will be the many physical and records-focused accessibility concerns that must be addressed if a practice is to provide care that is physically accessible FOR, and attitudinally appropriate TOWARD, patients with chronic health challenges.
Grading Clinical Procedures - Faculty Calibration
A standardization exercise will be conducted at the beginning of the Summer Term (Monday May 17 – Friday May 21). All faculty who are involved in grading Operative dental procedures in the clinic will be asked to take part in this exercise. Typodonts will be set up in the Operative Part Time Faculty Office (room 8-376e) with grading forms and instructions. The exercise should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Results, analysis, and standardization feedback will be presented on Tuesday, June 8, 12-1 PM via zoom. Further information will be forthcoming. We look forward to your participation!
- May 17-28 - Part I: Faculty will view and grade various restorative procedures on models. Room 8-376A will be open to faculty during the two weeks. Dr. Gary Hildebrandt: Calibration of Grading Clinical Procedures
- June 8 - Part II: Dr. Gary Hildebrandt will lead the calibration session with faculty who participated in Part I. Zoom registration link
July 13 - Improv Leadership Workshop (SOD Women's Faculty Group). Zoom Registration Link.
Please note: All courses require registration. Continuing Education credit is awarded for attendance. Registration forms are sent via email to all SOD faculty prior to the event.
Recordings of Technology Help Sessions
- SOD Canvas Training 8-20-20
- SOD Zoom Training 8-17-20
- SOD Securing Lecture Videos and Course Materials on Canvas 9-11-20
Recordings of Past Faculty Development Programs (Now for CE Credit!)
Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
CEI340 - Administered by: Center for Educational Innovation
In this interactive webinar-based session, participants will be able to review and apply empirically-based trauma-informed teaching and learning practices that provide structure and support for all students, particularly students exposed to or impacted by trauma. Link: https://training.umn.edu/courses/21026
- National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
- U of M "Keep Teaching"
- American Dental Education Association's ADEA "We Teach"
- Canvas Self-Help Guide
- K. Patricia Cross Academy: Videos of Active Learning Strategies
- Canvas Coffee Time - 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
- Technology Enhanced Awards for Teaching and Learning (TEATL) - You are invited to submit a proposal for the 2021 Technology Enhanced Awards for Teaching and Learning. This award makes funds available for full-time faculty members to support the acquisition of new technologies that can be used to enhance the teaching and learning environments of the institution. Deadline is January 22, 2021. TEATL Request for Proposals. TEATL Award Application Form.
- NEW! Canvas changes for 2021
- Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS): Spring Semester Course Offerings
- CTSI Research Mentoring
- BIG MOUTH DATA - The School of Dentistry research community is invited to utilize Big Mouth Data, an oral health database developed from partially de-identified electronic health record data contributed by dental schools who are part of the Consortium for Oral Health Research and Informatics COHRI). To utilize this resource, review these instructions and contact Palak Bothra with any questions.
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
- New RFA: Pilot Study Funding
- Who: University of Minnesota faculty who want to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies.
- Funding: Projects are funded in two stages.
- More Information.
This one-year, blended learning program designed to help clinicians, clinical investigators, researchers and allied health professionals achieve their personal writing and career objectives through key core curriculum and one of three specialized tracks:
RFA: Pilot Study Funding: The Clinical and Translational Science Institute is now accepting applications for its Clinical Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program. LOIs are due April 19 for UMN faculty.